Drought Tolerant Flowers and Grasses

This is the third in our series of guest articles from the Mecklenburg County Master Gardeners.  How do you decide which plants to choose that will survive during drought conditions?  There are several plant lists that we have compiled for your convenience.  The first two lists are of N.C. Wildflowers and Grasses.  The final two... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Ways to Conserve Water In Your Garden

This is the second in a series of guest blog articles from the Mecklenburg County Master Gardeners.  Design your landscape creating irrigation zones. By grouping plants together that need very low, low, or moderate amounts of water separately, you will irrigate more efficiently. Place the plants that need the least water furthest away from your... Continue Reading →

Have A Thriving Garden With Less Water

Hi, everyone!  The Mecklenburg County Master Gardeners have been invited by Charlotte Water to provide a short series of blog posts to explore ‘Xeriscaping’ in our gardens and discover which plants are more drought tolerant for the upcoming heat of summer.  (additional articles: Drought Tolerant Flowers and Grasses, Drought Tolerant Shrubs and Perennials, and Top 10 Ways to... Continue Reading →

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