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Garden No Matter Where You Live

You can have a stunning sidewalk, even if you live in an arid area, using this garden idea. Here, yellow and orange ice plant make a stunning statement in front of yucca, agave, and cactus. Other attractive plants for hot, dry places include aloes and many salvias, penstemons, and flowering cacti.

Here's a tip: If you plant against a south- or west-facing wall, you'll want to select plants that can stand up to the extra heat reflected off the wall.

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