Showing posts from April 20, 2017

Sad grass, but what's that? Xeriscaping plants thriving!

"Definition of xeriscape
:  a landscaping method developed especially for arid and semiarid climates that utilizes water-conserving techniques (such as the use of drought-tolerant plants, mulch, and efficient irrigation)"Thanks to: A very good concept to conserve water usage anywhere these days! Oyster shell wreath with brighter blue with green polka dots ribbon, the ribbon was on sale at 80% off at JoAnne's, just under four bucks! The two plants in my Shabby Chic planter window box with raised cut-out wooden colorful flowers on the front side, now hidden by healthy growth of plants; a house warming gift from my retired teacher cousins from NJ who had retired to Venice Florida. The plants are a unique thornless cacti that gets a beautiful purple velvet-like flower bud and the wandering Jew plant that grows anywhere and everywhere, remember that, ha!  The flower box rests on our Spar varnished teak bench; m…