Primary Earth-friendly Gardening Tenents:

*Tolerate minimal damage to plants and lawn from pests. *Build and maintain healthy soil by using compost and natural soil amendments. *Use chemicals as a last resort. *Use native plants when possible. They are adapted to the climate, soil and area pests. *Attract Beneficial Insects to increase pollination and decrease harmful pests. *Conserve water by using responsible watering methods.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Water and Drip Irrigation: Drought Tolerant Plants

This next group of pictures shows the mole clean up project. The little guy destroyed the entrance to the main pathway from the front driveway. And since it was such a focal point I was a bit stressed. Monday I pulled the blue star creeper that had invaded the corner mound area, moved the snow-in-summer plants that had been trampled during the mole incident and replanted a new grouping of drought tolerant and low maintenance plants to fill the area.