Nice Drought Tolerant Landscape Design
Drought tolerant landscape design – In gardening, plants are considered drought-tolerant ones that can survive two to three months without additional watering. Plants’ ability to survive on natural rainfall alone is a blessing for many gardeners tries to grow landscape plants in hot, dry climates. Landscaping with drought-tolerant plants can also mean a dramatic reduction in your home water bill. Whatever your reason for choosing drought-tolerant plants, you are sure to find a number of varieties to your needs. Some of the most popular drought-tolerant plants include blanket flower, agave, pampas grass.
Choose drought-tolerant plants that are native to your area. Select full-sun planting locations for your drought-tolerant plants that receive six to eight hours of direct sunlight each day. Amend the soil at the selected planting places with peat moss and prelate to aerate the soil. And also help it retain moisture. Work peat moss and prelate in the top 12 to 15 inches of soil until the changes evenly distributed. Then plant your drought tolerant landscape design at the same level they planted in their nursery containers. Use your hands to pack down the surface of the soil around your plants.
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Capacity your drought-tolerant plants generously after planting to wet your plant roots and settle in the land. Continue to water plants in your landscape as often as necessary to keep the soil evenly moist during the first growing season. When your plants are working to establish themselves in their new location. Maintain a 3-inch layer of pine straw, pieces of bark, wood chips or other mulch natural material on the surface of the soil around your drought tolerant landscape design plants.