Easy-care Garden Plants For The Summer

Editor   July 14, 2014   Comments Off on Easy-care Garden Plants For The Summer

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Heat-resistant and easy-care garden plants

We are in the middle of the summer and you can tell on the hot temperatures. Many plants have a problem to survive in such conditions.


I did it through the trial and error method, to learn how I work with nature and not against it. Thus, it was also possible to get my plants in this hot weather to life.

Well I’m happy if my tips for you will be useful.

I’m coming to speak today of six of my favorite plants. If you want to have a very sunny terrace or a such outdoor and embellish it by plants, then these ideas will be almost sure of the benefits.

The pictures below should so serve as source of inspiration for you.

Mexican feather grass

Below you can see the Mexican feather grass? In this particular case it was planted a year ago and already it looks so great. This is not so of course! The error that you should not allow in this case is too much water. So, not too much pouring this grass!

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Yes, exactly! As soon as the roots of this plant are already fully developed, you should water them only occasionally. Just see how green this grass in the picture below looks! In the course of time, it gets a golden shade. The effect is all the stronger when flowers on the upper top.

Mexican feather grass in the garden

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Not only the Mexican feather grass is known for its smooth character. His quiet presence comes right to the application, if the wind is blowing strongly. The feather grass moves, and this property is perfectly suited for contemporary outdoor landscaping.

Modern garden design – Hall design

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Silver rain (Wasserfalldichondrie)

This is one of my favorite plants. Maybe I love you so much, because she so great Shimmers in the Sun. Or I think it’s great way as she falls over borders and other tough corners. Anyway, it’s a land cover, which gives a magical feeling. Do you feel also addressed by this plant?

Picture of Kate Simmons

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Here we see a hanging plant in silver blue-green shades. It is hard to believe, that something fascinating heat and can be dry tolerant. This species likes full sun and she thrive under these conditions, super good!

Garden design ideas from southlands nursery

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Want to talk a bit more about plant container? Hardly can be compared the effect of this plant another something, whose Bl├Ątter falling like water over the edges. His name can be hardly perfect.

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Dwarf Holly (Ilex as)

The leaves grow very close to each other and the plant remains very low. Due to these features, the plant can be very easily skulpturell fashion. It’s so a plant loving the full sun, which perfectly fits modern rooms of the highest class.

Lively VerdeGo garden fence

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You can get this dwarf Holly even without additional forms. As not exactly shaped, consisting of bushes groupings they will let your Court appear also super interesting. Actually turn to cacti, native grass and other plants, which fit very well to modern Xeriscape landscapes charming contrast pieces.

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Below we can see vomitoria the leaves of Ilex us up close. See they not raised? I personally each year is faced with the dilemma – should I make this like sculptures or not.

Leaves of Ilex vomitoria – Kate Simmons

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Cacti

Oh, the cacti. You are so wonderfully dry – and heat-tolerant. There’s so many ways in which you can choose. You can customise them according to your own style to make a rather interesting phenomenon in the outdoor area.

Cactus care – D-CRAIN design and construction

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As most of you probably already know, cacti must be irrigated also hardly. In most cases sufficient once a week quite. But everything depends on the conditions of the special places. You should check exactly the State of the Earth. If it is wet, you should water it best not in addition.

Large cactus – picture of Kate Simmons

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Desert Cactus love full sun. So you hesitate not to position them really bright. The cacti below were applied in cylinder blocks, which were submitted to a beige wall. The latter heats up super strong in the summer and this gives the possibility to develop this wonderful many plants. The cacti here love this village. There is still the bright shade of the plant container of fundamental importance.

Small cacti in cylinder blocks- Picture of Kate Simmons

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Blue agave (Agave tequilana)

This is already the last wonderful plant, I would like to introduce you. Did you know that she called Tequila plant? Well also survive in hot, dry conditions. Blue leaves make a great counterpoint to the Green, which naturally dominates in most yards.

Actually, the blue Agave plant can represent a fabulous counterpart over various other types. An example below represents the rack bushes.

Tequila plant – Picture of Kate Simmons

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In this wonderful blue plant can be really big, up to 1.80 m. You can see that on the basis of the image below also actually. [according to D-CRAIN design and construction]

Blue Agave – D-CRAIN design and construction

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Due to their shape and size, she can represent a strong central point in the yard. You can spice up your landscape or more bring the flower beds to the best advantage.

The blue Agave tequilana with very little water comes out. Usually it is sufficient to pour them two times per month.

Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects – garden design with Agave tequilana

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Yuccas/Palmillien

Now, we come to another example, and namely Yuccas. This plant has many different variations and the possibilities are infinite. This includes also different shades. Still, they can grow really high.

Yuccas from Blisstree

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In the picture above we see the Red the white Yuccas and down -. They provide a very strong message and if they are side by side.

Red Yuccas – Arizona desert Xeriscape

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The maintenance of the Yuccas is very easy. The plant is really easy and natural. Like all the other examples in this article, she also loves full sun. The White type has sword-like leaves. So you should pour it with gloves. They are not very suitable for areas with small children and pets.

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Have you picked up one of the plants for themselves? Has she charmed you what properties?

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