Content tagged "water-wise"

Ornamental Grasses for Water-Wise Landscapes

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: September 22, 2015

Blue oat grass (Helicotrichon semprivirens) makes a bold statement in a water-wise landscape. Photo credit: Josh S. Jackson, Flickr CC BY-NC...

Water-Wise Pollinator Gardens

Interpretive sign for the Water Wise Pollinator    Garden at Utah State University (USU) Image source: USU Water Wise Garden, Planting for Pollinators...

Vimeo Video Resources: Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: February 11, 2015

 Florida - Submitted by Michael Dukes, Professor and Irrigation Specialist, Interim Director, Center for LANDSCAPE Conservation & Ecology, University of...

Water Conservation Practices for Vegetable Gardens

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: January 05, 2015

Ornamental plant varieties can be chosen based upon water use. Grass can be allowed to go dormant during dry seasons. However, choices for low water...

Xeric Gardens (Water-Wise)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: December 09, 2014

Drought tolerant plants, gravel mulch, and walls were used to create this water conserving landscape. Photo credit: teofilo Flickr CC BY 2.0Xeric gardening...

Parking Strips: Water Conserving or Weed Magnet?

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 13, 2014

Parking strips can be either water conserving or weed magnets. Parking strips are often "out of sight, out of  mind" for many homeowners, especially in older...

Evergreens for Water-Wise Landscapes

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: February 11, 2014

Rocky Mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum) is an extremely drought tolerant plant native to the Intermountain West and is readily available at plant...

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