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Try Creeping Phlox...Red Creeping Thyme, and Mazus for some low-maintenance ground covers that suppress weeds

Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds

Beat the heat with a succulent-filled container garden. Succulents are a Southern favorite thanks to their hardiness and heat tolerance. For those of us who can’t remember to water every day, succulents are the easy-care solution we’ve always wished for. Make your own succulent container garden, implement a few of our tips, and in no time at all, you’ll have a cheery, easy-care container for all seasons. Still need some help planting and caring for your succulents? Just ask the Grumpy…

Succulent Container Gardens

A mix of structural succulents takes center stage in a simple hanging fiberclay planter. Purple fan flower punctuates the lush greenery, which offers a refreshing contrast to the deep, dark container suspended in the air.

mandevilla: potted deck corner

Mandevilla, climbing plant - They are very hardy in the hot temperatures of summer, love the sun, an grow like crazy. Annual here in zone 8 but overwinter indoors well

Other Sun Perennials

Golden Sundrops are one of the grandest subjects you could choose to plant in your perennial garden. They'll bloom and bloom to your heart's content with dozens of inch blooms in any reasonably g

The Gardeners Anonymous Blog: Cordova Gardens—Better Than a Martini. I want to go to these 2 nurseries if I ever get a chance to visit San Diego!

gorgeous mixed succulent border - this is inspiration to spruce up my front border. The plants I have there have filled in nicely but I don't have enough height or enough of a mix.

Agapanthus ... drought tolerant, does best in mottled shade - perfect for the front garden                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1 save

Agapanthus … drought tolerant, does best in mottled shade – perfect for the front garden

Drought Tolerance and Carefree— A Command Performance This special mix of six different sedum varieties provides an optimum array of color and textur

Sedum Carpet

Sedum Carpet - This special mix of six different sedum varieties provides an optimum array of color and textures, creating a vibrant evergreen carpet sure to please. Extremely drought tolerant and easy to grow; does not need fertilizer!

Nice succulent layout

New front entry succulent tapestry in La Jolla. Designer/Laura Eubanks at Design For Serenity.Good idea to fight the drought.

43 #Outstanding Succulent Gardens You Can Create at Home ...

43 Outstanding Succulent Gardens You Can Create at Home ...

Plant lemongrass and rosemary in pots, containers or in flower beds on your balcony or in your garden to have a mosquito free summer! You can use them as herbs in cooking as well. Remember to brush them to release more of their fragrance before your outdoor activity. - Gardening Dreams

Herbs like rosemary, lemon grass & garlic chives can feature as the star attraction in large pots. Partner with a cascading plant like variegated mother of herbs, sweet potato vine or licorice vine. Should help with mosquitos as well.

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