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You could cover about 250 square feet with drip irrigation for $20 to $50 in parts, not including a timer. For installation, all you need are strong shears to cut the tubing and a 16-penny nail or commercial punch to poke holes in the submain for the emitters and ¼-inch tubing. You can bury the submain just below the soil, or leave it on the surface and cover it with mulch. Either way, I try to run it along the edge of a bed so I won’t accidentally disturb it. The ¼-inch tubing can also be buried, but leave drip lines on the surface so the emitters don’t get clogged with soil.
Zones: 4 to 7 Size: Up to 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide Conditions: Full sun; well-drained soil, drought tolerant when established ‘Coombe’s Winter Glow’ (Opuntia aurea ‘Coombe’s Winter Glow’) BA BY BLU E R A BBI T BRU S H (Chrysothamnus nauseosus var. nauseosus, syn. Ericameria nauseosus var. nauseosus) gilds the roadsides of the West in gold each September and October, providing a late-summer feast for native pollinators. Zones: 4 to 9 Size: 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; well-drained soil 50 SOIL, COMPOST, FERTILIZE & WATER Despite its high-elevation origins, it is quite adaptable to life down among the rest of us.
Seems almost magical when found in the wild. Zones: 3 to 8 Size: 30 inches tall and 15 inches wide Conditions: Full sun to full shade; average, welldrained soil In Southern California, you’ll ﬁnd lanceleaf liveforever growing in the peninsular mountain ranges east of Los Angeles and San Diego. It sends up ﬂower stalks that attract hummingbirds and other pollinators, and it is recognized as an outstanding performer in containers and rock gardens. When planting, position lanceleaf liveforever at a 30-degree angle.
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