Allium can provide wonderful additions to the xeriscape garden
The OXA Blog
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.
Rhubarb is a low-maintenance water-wise edible perennial that will contribute nicely to your garden and your kitchen.
The abrupt change to hot summer weather can be hard on plants. Flowers will fade more quickly. Now is a good time to do a midseason, major garden clean-up.
Thriving in our hot dry summers, lavender blooms abundantly from mid-June for about four weeks, its flowers attracting butterflies, bees and other pollinators.