One type of plant that has much potential in drought prone climates such as our high desert in Santa Fe is succulents.
There are many ways to enjoy a garden. Your garden will delight all of your senses, but the two most obvious ones are sight and smell. While everyone has heard the expression “stop and smell the roses”, I find that
often we don’t because we don’t know what we are missing.
I have just returned from a long day of placing annuals in pots and window boxes and tenderly planting them in the dirt. I literally had to soak my hands in the bath tub and
scrub them with a nail brush for half an hour but they are still not clean.