Here is an excellent article from Dinter Nursery in the Cowichan Valley regarding gardening with drought:
“Just a few years ago, terms like “heat dome” and “atmospheric river” would have been unknown to most of us. As climate change continues to bring more extremes in weather, we’re having to adapt to new language and new environmental realities.
With careful plant selection and changing garden management methods, we can still have healthy and thriving gardens. Our local climate pattern is having wet winters and long, dry spells from spring into summer that end in early fall. This long dry spell is when plants need the most water and must adapt to coping with drought. “
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