more about: drought tolerant plants

8 foolproof ways to keep your succulents alive

Are you one of those people who hangs his head in shame whenever we tout succulents as the easiest plants to grow? You’re not alone, trust me. Succulents, plants adapted to survive long periods with very little water, play by their own rule book. Here are some tips to help you keep your babies alive.

8 easy-care plants for parking strip gardens

It’s easy to overlook the so-called ‘hellstrip’—that small strip of land between the sidewalk and the curb—but transforming that space into a garden can add big time curb appeal.