Mediterranean Garden Society’s: Making a Dry Garden

April 20th, 2009  |  Published in Water Conservation

article 002 Mediterranean Garden Societys: Making a Dry Garden

What is a dry garden?

A dry garden is one that receives little or no irrigation, using plants that are adapted to the dry summers characteristic of regions with a mediterranean climate.

Why make a dry garden?

Because water is a precious natural resource which is likely to become scarcer (and more expensive) as changes in the climate bring even hotter and drier summers to some parts of the world.  And of course because dry gardens are in keeping with the mediterranean environment and looks good throughout the year. Read the rest of this entry »