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3 Houseplants for Water Conservationists

Water conservation isnít just a concern for outdoor gardeners. If you want to do your part in conserving water, but donít have a garden, you can elect to grow houseplants that donít need as frequen…

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9 Wasteful Yard Care Habits and How to Kick Them

Summer means balmy weather, longer evenings and a more leisurely pace of life. If you'd love to sit back and enjoy your garden but are too busy planting, weeding and watering, it's time to stop. Take …

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5 Flowering Garden Plants That Scoff at Drought

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger I have mentioned before, in the post on converting lawns to gardens, that my garden survives on rainfall. The only time I supplement watering is when I am trying to e…

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5 Tips For a Water-Saving Veggie Garden

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger Across the various social media sites that I use, gardeners have been talking about the drought, and what it means for their gardens and what plants they will grow i…

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Think About Replacing Lawns with Gardens

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger George Washingtonís Mount Vernon was the first house in North America to incorporate a lawn into the landscape design. According to some estimates, 40 million acres …

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Eco-Friendly, Native California Landscaping

I had a friend ask about re-landscaping her yard with native and drought-tolerant plants, and while I feel like I steered her in the right direction, I also felt like I didn't know as many options of…

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