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Lawns: care during drought / RHS Gardening

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Drought-stricken lawns are prone to becoming worn and patchy...Deep rooted drought-tolerant grass seed mixes can be bought from specialist suppliers...Turf grown from drought resistant grasses is harder to source
Vegetables: care during drought / RHS Gardening

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Drought stress becomes severe in most dry years from June...Where drought is expected and watering is not possible consider planting more early crops, broad beans for example, and freezing or preserving produce for use in late summer...Established permanent crops are less susceptible to drought and devoting a larger proportion to soft fruit, rhubarb, globe artichokes and asparagus is worth considering
Drought-resistant gardening / RHS Gardening

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Making our gardens more resistant to drought is not necessarily about digging them up and starting again, but thinking about appropriate soil cultivation, plant choice and garden maintenance...Why do we need to think about drought...Many drought-resistant plants naturally form communities of plants which all thrive in the same conditions and come from similar Mediterranean habitats
10 award winning drought tolerant plants for your garden / RHS Gardening

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Halimiocistus sahucii is a hybrid, this time between two noticeably drought resistant Mediterranean shrubs, Cistus and Halimium...Helichrysum petiolare ?Limelight? is an invaluable plant for its drought tolerance...See a selection of inspirational ideas for choosing and using drought-loving plants from the Dry Garden at RHS Garden Hyde Hall, which hasn?t been watered since 2001
Drought-resistant plants / RHS Gardening

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Many drought tolerant plants have silver or grey-green leaves, their light leaf colour reflecting the harsh rays of the sun...RHS pocket guide to drought-tolerant plants (PDF, 5.8MB...Below is a selection of plants with good drought-tolerant properties
How to help garden wildlife in a drought / RHS Gardening

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drought...Our drought and watering strategy...https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/articles/2018-summer-drought-strategy The spell of hot and dry weather experienced this summer has created challenges for all our gardens
Drought tolerant plants at RHS Garden Wisley / RHS Gardening

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Several plants have really come into their own in these warm conditions, so I thought I would share with you some of these fantastic drought-tolerant plants which are well worth trying for your own garden...Despite their fleshy green leaves, agapanthus are tough, easy-going perennials which are very drought-tolerant once established...For more information and plant suggestions take a look at our advisory page on drought-resistant plants...
how to avoid flooding in gardens and manage drought / RHS Gardening

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Make long-term plantings of trees, shrubs and hedges that are drought tolerant...Remove long-established trees and shrubs - these often have extensive root systems that can withstand drought and protect soil from erosion

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