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Watering and Soil

Wise Watering

Well, the rains have let up. Like really let up, as in no rain at all in the past few weeks! If you haven’t used your sprinkler system yet, you will need to soon. Or if you haven’t spread out those hoses and come up with a game plan, you might want to. Don’t let lack of water be the… Read more »

sedum

See this pretty little Sedum!

Sedums are the ultimate drought tolerant plants!  And there are so, so many to choose from!  This one is a cute groundcover that works well between stepping stones and in rock gardens.  These plants are also often called stonecrop, most likely because they seem to be a stone crop! Some varieties like Autumn Joy Sedum… Read more »

stokes aster

These plants can take the heat!

If you need drought tolerant plants, you don’t have to plant Yucca!  More and more attention is being paid to development of ornamental plants that thrive during long periods without water.  One perennial that does great here in Arkansas is Stokesia or Stokes Aster. This plant has a striking bloom, and evergreen foliage.  Stokesia grows… Read more »