On the Dry Side

The Okanagan Xeriscape Association Blog

Lavender

Lavender

Thriving in our hot dry summers, lavender blooms abundantly from mid-June for about four weeks, its flowers attracting butterflies, bees and other pollinators.

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Planting Tips

Planting Tips

Article by Gwen Steele– The following is information I put together years ago for my nursery customers and now use for my classes. With the hot, dry springs we have these days, it’s more important than ever to follow good planting procedures to ensure success. If you...

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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.