Drought Tolerant Plants

Drought tolerant plants are becoming more and more sought after, even here in the Northeast. With summers growing dryer and warmer each year, combined with a precious and limited water supply, everyone wants to do their part by planting a more sustainable landscape.

Here are some of our favorite water-wise drought tolerant plants, that once established, will survive dry conditions and heat up your garden landscape with colorful blooms and texture all summer long!

Favorite Drought Tolerant Plants

The right drought tolerant plant choices with minimal water needs can make a big difference in your water bill and toward conservation for a better environment.

Learn more about how to save water and still have healthy plants from the UNH Cooperation Extension.

Visit our Garden Center for more drought tolerant plants and to get pro advice from our staff on making the right selections for your garden space. Ask our Landscaping Pros about the water wise Benefits of Irrigation and installation of a RainBird automatic sprinkler system.

My Pro Tip:

For more beneficial landscaping practices, consider native plants. Native plants are those that occur naturally in a region in which they evolved. When you plant something native, you not only help to preserve biodiversity for the sustainability of pollinators, birds and other wildlife, you can also reduce watering needs, maintenance requirements, and soil erosion.

Native plants are not only a great option as drought tolerant plants, but also because of their striking visual quality. Ask us about the many benefits of native plants and our pro conservation landscaping services.


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