Add 1 tsp. of liquid food coloring to 1 cup of water. Drizzle the colored water onto the soil surrounding the base of a plant. Wait 24 hours for the water to absorb. Apply another identical dose if the color change was not sufficient.
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-- Make pathways from a porous material, such as gravel, instead of non-permeable concrete so soil can absorb some water before it runs off. -- Ornamental grasses offer color and structure in this drought-resistant garden. -- Purple catmint and allium edge the gravel path in this flowerbed.
Podocarpus hedges are ideal for bright, sunny backyards, gardens and pool enclosures. Podocarpus can tolerate some shade, but grows faster and is more colorful in direct sun. Podocarpus will thrive in almost any well-drained soil, but it doesn’t like wet feet, so avoid boggy areas. Podocarpus is disease, pest, drought and salt resistant. It may grow slowly for the first year or two, but once established it is a fast and steady grower.