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15 Easy Perennials for Dry Soil

Perennials for dry soil with Sensible Gardening

Many gardeners are facing water restrictions and with that we must re-think our gardens a bit. Even if you are not on restrictions, many of us are simply choosing to conserve and use less water in our landscapes. The following easy perennials for dry soil will help you in your search for ways to save water in your garden. It’s…

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PARTNERING WITH PLANTS

Partnering with Plants with Sensible Gardening

Every now and then you visit or see a garden that just seems to exude perfection. It has most likely been well planned, both in plant material used and hardscape features. As in many other things, often some plants just look better with other plants. Often it’s because of colour, but other times it has as much to do with structure…

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Donkey Tail Spurge (Euphorbia Myrsinites)

Donkey tail spurge with Sensible Gardening

Donkey Tail Spurge is also sometimes called Myrtle Spurge. This is really an interesting plant.  Belonging to the very large group of plants called Euphorbias, donkey tail spurge is an evergreen perennial with spiral, rounded succulent blue grey waxy leaves. Donkey Tail Spurge In spring it bears bright chartreuse yellow – green flowering bracts which literally glow in the sun.…

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Dry Gardening

Dry Gardening with Sensible Gardening

Slow rainfall levels, high temperatures and nightly winds makes for a very dry garden scape. This scenario appears to be very similar to areas all over North America. With the decline in natural rainfall and the necessity to conserve our fresh water supply, it only makes sense that gardeners find ways to use less. There are many things you can do…

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