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All plants need water to survive. However, like plants that require more water, there are plants that grow in a lack of water. They are the best drought tolerant plants and can live without water for a long time. - Flower Beds and Gardens
High desert vegetable gardening can be a productive reality. Growing food in the high deserts of the American West is a challenge until you learn how to modify your micro-climate. Not only is the high desert incredibly dry, it's often windy
Texas Sage (Leucophyllum frutescens) and all other Leucophyllum species have tiny hairs on their flowers, stems and their leaves, which help to deflect the sun's rays. It is these tiny hairs that give the leaves a gray-green color.