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252. Drought-Resistant Plants
Hannah was worried about the plants in her
. Her state recently declared a drought and her
were showing that they missed the rain. Her
were all dead or dying. Their leaves were
and dry. Even the small patch of grass
front of her house was drying up because
the lack of rain and the overall shortage
Hannah didn't want to give up on
garden. She loved spending time in her yard.
loved working with her hands in the dirt.
loved watering the plants and watching, week by
, her hard work pay off. From a small
in the soil, she grew flowers and herbs.
season, though, was a bust.
She began to
some research on the Internet on drought-resistant plants,
are plants that would do alright in full
and without regular water. It turned out there
quite a few plants that were drought-resistant. Through
Internet search, Hannah even found a website for
place that was selling native plants, which were
naturally from her climate.
Hannah laughed at the
though. It was called a nursery. Hannah always
a nursery was a bedroom for a new-born
or a very young child, not a place
buy plants. The more she thought about it
, the more it made sense. Going to a
was like going to get a baby. Except
this case, the baby was a plant she
Hannah drove 30 minutes to get
the nursery, which had a whole section of
-resistant plants. She walked up and down the outdoor
, carefully considering her options. Then she stopped in
of a small seedling that was just flowering. "
found my baby," she thought.