On the Dry Side
The Okanagan Xeriscape Association Blog
A well-designed landscape is a balance: of size, shape, colour and texture. Repeating groups of similar plants throughout the garden creates a sense of continuity and will be more pleasing to your eye.
Whether planning a small condo patio or a large acreage, a renovation to an inherited space or the blank slate that comes with a new build, planning your garden is paramount.
A good understanding of your soil is one of the keys to successful gardening.
Allium can provide wonderful additions to the xeriscape garden
This is the second in a pair of blog articles on hedge choices for the Okanagan. This article will address non-native options.
There are many alternatives to the ubiquitous water loving cedar hedge. This entry suggests some native plant choices.
Welcome to the Blog
Our blog is an opportunity to share information on how to garden with nature while conserving water in the Okanagan Valley.
Among other contributors, it includes “Gardening with Nature” articles by our Executive Director, Sigrie Kendrick, as well as articles by co-founder Gwen Steele.
As a group blog and forum, we welcome your contributions and comments and hope to create a blossoming community of xeriscape gardeners as well as a valuable archive of articles.