Great Plants for the Green Gardener

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New York Botanical Garden Expert Sonia Uyterhoeven on Aug 25, 2008 at 6:39PM

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Designing a Drought-Tolerant Garden

by New York Botanical Garden Expert Sonia Uyterhoeven

If you've been thinking of going green in the garden, you'll be pleased to find a long and colorful list of plants that can help you save water. Many plants have evolved clever ways of adapting to dry conditions and even surviving extended periods of drought. How can you tell if a plant is drought tolerant? They're fairly easy to identify if you know what to look for.

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