Some types of plants grow better in water, while others require drier conditions or specific soil types. Water lilies, aquatic mint and water lettuce all grow better in water. Other plants such as the desert willow, barrel cactus or rosemary can perish if grown directly in water or over-watered.
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Jessica Alzarana has a Bachelor of Music in music composition from the University of North Texas, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in music therapy from Texas Woman's University. Alzarana's essays have been published by UNICEF State of the World Children's Report, BootsNAll, Alarana Atelier, eHow, and Travels.