Do  you have a hot sunny garden where most of your plants literally wilt in the afternoon sun? My secret garden is exactly that - plus it's filled with sandy soil that doesn't hold water at all. This year, I'm going to look for drought tolerant flowers like these six that can withstand hot July sun and lack of rain. Gardening will be a pleasure again.

Do you have a hot sunny garden where most of your plants literally wilt in the afternoon sun? My secret garden is exactly that - plus it's filled with sandy soil that doesn't hold water at all. This year, I'm going to look for drought tolerant flowers like these six that can withstand hot July sun and lack of rain. Gardening will be a pleasure again.

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Ina says: I grow it in huge pots that sit in the sun and greet people as they arrive at my garden gate.  The good news is, lavender’s natural habitat ...

Ina says: I grow it in huge pots that sit in the sun and greet people as they arrive at my garden gate. The good news is, lavender’s natural habitat ...

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Top 10 Plants for Sandy Soil: Yarrow. Achillea •  Achillea • Zones 3 to 9  Lacy flower heads top each stem of yarrow. Varieties range from a short 6 inches to more than 4 feet tall. This hardy bloomer thrives in full sun and should be divided in spring for the optimal summer show.

Top 10 Plants for Sandy Soil: Yarrow. Achillea • Achillea • Zones 3 to 9 Lacy flower heads top each stem of yarrow. Varieties range from a short 6 inches to more than 4 feet tall. This hardy bloomer thrives in full sun and should be divided in spring for the optimal summer show.

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Sandy soil is not always easy for gardening but there several vegetables that either prefer or tolerate sandy soil conditions. Come see which ones you can grow.

Sandy soil is not always easy for gardening but there several vegetables that either prefer or tolerate sandy soil conditions. Come see which ones you can grow.

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Top 10 most beautiful flower in the world that can grow on poor, bad, rocky, compacted and sandy soil.    If you want to have a beautiful flower...

Top 10 most beautiful flower in the world that can grow on poor, bad, rocky, compacted and sandy soil. If you want to have a beautiful flower...

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Plants for Sandy Soils -- http://www.therealgardener.com/blog/plants/drought-tolerant-heroes-plants-for-sandy-soils

Plants for Sandy Soils -- http://www.therealgardener.com/blog/plants/drought-tolerant-heroes-plants-for-sandy-soils

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Russian Sage -hardy, grows well in sandy soil - deer resistant...in fact they really never even sample it.

Russian Sage -hardy, grows well in sandy soil - deer resistant...in fact they really never even sample it.

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