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8 Tips for Growing Food in a Drought

How to Grow Food in Drought Conditions - LivingHomegrown.com

How to Grow Food in Drought Conditions - LivingHomegrown.com

So you know that big drought out here in California?

Yep, it sucks.

Especially when you want to grow your own food.

I live in Los Angeles, so I am definitely feeling the drought.

And my family has taken several steps over the last year to cut way, way back on our everyday water usage.

But the biggest change has been in the garden.

The drought has forced me to rethink my gardening style.

And this is what I can say for sure…

Although growing food during a drought is difficult, it is NOT impossible.

It just means that you have to be:

  • Strategic in what you grow
  • Smart with your current water supply
  • Creative in finding other sources of garden water

See how I am making it work below.

And when you are done, I would love to hear your tips as well.

Let’s start a conversation in the comments. All ideas welcome!

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