Category The Dry Garden

Beat a the dry summer heat and design a garden that needs very little water!

Flowers for a dry garden

Growing flowers in a dry garden can be a real challenge. Here is a list of drought resistant flowering plants.

Rock garden plants

Their is something hugely satisfying and comforting about the sight of miniature, hardy alpines in a rock garden weaving their carpets of colour around well placed stones. Here are some great alpine plants to try.

Sedums – low maintenance plants

For low maintenance, easy growers – you can’t beat Sedums. A few ideas for growing these succulent perennial plants.


There are many plants that are very good at coping with extremes in weather, Sempervivums, also known as Houseleeks or Liveforever are such plants

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