07/30/2012 03:27 pm ET

Gardening In A Drought: Tips For Watering Your Garden In The Hot, Dry Weather

From Terri Bennett, Founder of DoYourPart.com:

The heat is taking a toll on many of us these days. As the temperatures soar, our gardens and lawns are suffering too. Do Your Part during this season’s extreme conditions to water more effectively and efficiently. Here are my ‘Top 7 Ways to Garden During a Drought.’

List, photos and captions courtesy of Terri Bennett and DoYourPart

About the Author:
Terri Bennett is a veteran TV meteorologist, syndicated columnist and author, and founder of DoYourPart, everyday green living ideas that are better for you and the planet. Send questions to terri@doyourpart.com and follow DoYourPart on Facebook and Twitter. Terri's new book "Do Your Part: A practical guide for everyday green living" is now available at DoYourPart.com 
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