Interested in creating a drought tolerant garden?

With temperatures rising around the globe, residents in arid areas may be looking at longer periods of drought. You don’t have to quit gardening just because of the drought – you merely need to adapt to it.

Take a look at these eight steps to creating a drought tolerant garden to get started.

Creating A Drought Tolerant Garden

  • Start with organic soil
  • Make sure plants are watered at the root
  • Use mulch to retain water you do use
  • Use gray water
  • Replace your lawn
  • Plan before you plant
  • Select your plants carefully
  • Take good care of your plants

Read about water-wise gardens at BetterHomes