Garden Advice


<a href="http://cactusjungle.com/archives/blog/exit.php?url_id=1787&amp;entry_id=1595" title="http://www.sanluisobispo.com/151/story/242952.html" onmouseover="window.status=’http://www.sanluisobispo.com/151/story/242952.html’;return true;" onmouseout="window.status=”;return true;">San Luis Obispo</a>, like many California towns, is recommending you go drought-tolerant in your garden. Here are some of their tips:<br /><br /><div style="margin-left: 40px;"><span style="font-style: italic;"> <img width="432" hspace="5" border="2" src="/blog/uploads/misc/381-slo-20080111-F020-field-29594-MI0001.slideshow_main.prod_affiliate.76.jpg" /><br />A succulent garden spot <br />
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GARDEN TIPS FROM FRANK GABRIEL<br />
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RAISE IT UP<br />
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Mounding the soil into berms creates dynamic focal points and allows you to add good soil, increasing the drainage essential for succulents.<br />
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MIX IT UP<br />
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Contrast the bold colors and diverse forms of succulents to create striking combinations throughout the garden.<br />
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ROCK OUT!<br />
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Whether itÂ’s boulders, flagstone or rock mulch, stone gives a natural feel and creates structure in the garden. </span><br /></div><br />Nicely done. I don’t have any snarky comments to add to such a simple and straightforward set of recommendations.<br /><br /><br />


    
    
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