Dry Garden Plans: Layouts for Dry, Desert Climates
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Design a Water-Wise Garden!
November 12, 2021
The Dry Garden Plan is for gardeners who live in drought-sensitive areas or a desert climates. Here are several dry garden layouts to plan a beautiful, water-wise garden!
Gardening can be challenging when water is at a premium, but there are many ways for resourceful gardeners to grow gardens that flourish even when water is scarce.
Once past the seedling stage, most vegetables and fruits require the equivalent of about 1 inch of rain per week and, as long as they are in free-draining soil, providing more than that can further boost growth. Timer-operated drip irrigation is the ultimate is water efficiency as it delivers precise quantities of water exactly where it’s needed, reducing evaporation and water runoff.