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A gravel pathway curves through summer-dry-adapted plants in the Tucker garden. (Photo by Phil Wood)

Tired of having to constantly water your plants through the summer? In the latest issue of the Arboretum Bulletin, Phil Wood writes about Shelagh Tucker’s celebrated Seattle garden, which features drought-tolerant plants that are adapted to thrive in our region’s “summer-dry” climate.

It’s a beautiful garden but also an eco-friendly one, requiring less energy and natural resources to maintain.