All the rage, and with good reason. With global warming on the rise, and droughts a common occurrence throughout the world, drought-tolerant gardens are the future. This means abandoning the lawn—yes I said it—in favor of grasses and succulents requiring far less water, work and meanwhile decreasing your carbon footprint-so a win/win. Gardens that require less, and even no water can be quite beautiful.

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