Articles for tag: Drought Resistant, Lilac Bushes, Lilacs

Karla News

Tough, Drought-Resistant, Fragrant Flowering Shrubs

I love the spring season when the plants and shrubs bloom. Some flowers are fragrant, while others are just a bright spot in your landscape. Here is a list of some spring blooming shrubs that will grow in zone 4. Here is a list of easy to care for blooming spring shrubs that require little ...

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Pesticides and Pets Don’t Mix

According to Mother Earth News issue 123 urban and suburban residents are subjected to more pesticides than those on farms, despite farmers being blamed for overuse. Additionally although farmers have qualifications needed to handle many pesticides, consumers do not, and many of those claimed to be safe really are not. It is little wonder then ...

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Lamb’s Ear – the Plant

Lamb’s Ear is a weed in its native Turkey. It will grow anywhere but prefers loose soil and a little drought. The soft silvery foliage resembles a lamb’s ear in both looks and feel. They are low creeping plants that will reproduce themselves and although they do produce light purple flowers on two foot spikes, ...

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The “Perfect” House Plant- Mother in Laws Tongue

This hardy low maintenance plant is one of the easiest house plants to have in your home. Its extremely low maintenance and sturdy-so that even absent or forgetful caretakers can still do well with this house plant. Known by the names- snake plant, sword plant or mother in laws tongue this is a popular house ...

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Don’t Leave Drought Resistant Grass to Chance

Can you see your footprints in your lawn? That’s not good. It signals your grass needs a drink. Okay but why it is some yards fare better than others in drought conditions? Well, there are several factors that favor some homeowners with more drought resistant grass. It all starts out with growing the right grass ...

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How to Choose Drought-Resistant Flowers

This year, spring cleanup started before season arrived. Many people are wondering what the growing season will be like this year. Will there be abundant rain, or drought, hot temperatures, or seasonable. When planting a garden, it’s best to think the weather will be the worst, and be pleasantly surprised when it turns out nice. ...