The OXA Blog

Get the Most from your Perennials

Get the Most from your Perennials

Early Summer Maintenance Tips Gaillardia ‘Burgundy’, Salvia ‘East Friesland’, and Achillea ’Moonshine’ will all repeat bloom if deadheaded. Photo and post by Gwen Steele, co-founder of OXA With the unusually wet, cool spring, plants have flourished and bloomed...

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Lavender

Lavender

Article and Photo by Gwen Steele– Photo: The fragrant pathway border of Lavender ‘Grosso’ provides an invitation to rest and enjoy the Centennial Garden off Richter Street at St. Michael’s Cathedral. Three blooming feather reed grass (Calamagrostis ‘Karl Foerster’)...

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Welcome to the Blog

Our new blog is an opportunity to share information on how to garden with nature while conserving water in the Okanagan Valley.

As a group blog and forum, we welcome your contributions and comments and hope to create a blossoming community of xeriscape gardeners well as a valuable archive of articles.