Summer is here! Patio season; warm, lingering evenings; bike rides on sun-baked trails; cooling dips in the Elk River. There is much to love about these gloriously sunny months.
In the garden, July marks the beginning of serious watering season. With less rain and hotter days, it doesn’t take long before plants begin to look a bit crispy. As climate change inevitably brings hotter average temperatures and less predictable precipitation, it’s worth considering how to make our gardens more drought tolerant.