Preparing for Spring

The <a href=";entry_id=1582" title="" onmouseover="window.status=’′;return true;" onmouseout="window.status=”;return true;">Imperial Valley News</a> lets you know how to prepare for a lush Spring garden without resorting to watering.<br /><br /><div style="margin-left: 40px;"><span style="font-style: italic;">In these times of severe drought in many parts of the country, consumers are desperate for plants that will make their gardens shine, in spite of water restrictions. The secret is selecting plants that are naturally not thirsty.<br />
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Many of our own native plants, water-storing cactus and succulents for example, have evolved over time to tolerate dry conditions…. Prudent gardeners select companion plants with similar water needs.</span><br /></div><br />Now that’s true. I know a couple prudent gardeners, and they really do select prudent companion plants. But don’t quote me on that, because while they might be prudent and while the companion plants might be low water, everybody wants a little citrus too.<br /><br />

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