Xeriscape is the philosophy of using water saving plants that are nature friendly. Sensible Gardening gives a video tutorial around the need for an new outlook towards the waste of water and time that goes hand-in-hand in most gardens. The video highlight many annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, and native species that will look amazing in any garden. Video also explains the step it takes like evaluating your soil, supplementing water if needed, plant selection, and be patient.
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