Archive for March, 2017

TEN STEPS TO A BACKYARD REHAB: CURB YOUR YARD’S DRINKING PROBLEM

March 2, 2017

Does your yard have a drinking problem? Always thirsty for that next watering? Overconsumption can be a serious problem for many yards – it either needs too much water, or maybe you’re giving it more water than it needs. Help your landscape curb its water habit and regain its vibrant, healthy life with this ten-step backyard rehab. Watch our ten tips …

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REGISTER TODAY FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL RUN FOR WORLD WATER

March 6, 2017

Give meaning to your miles by running in the 6th Annual Run for World Water and help Water for People reduce water poverty in the developing countries of Africa, Asia, Central and South America. The event includes a 5K run, 1K walk and Kid’s lollipop run. The 5k course is USATF certified and will be professionally timed by Race Timers. …

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HOW TO REDUCE CHEMICAL USE IN YOUR POOL

March 14, 2017

By now, most pool owners understand the importance of minimizing the amount of wasted water that flows in and out of their pools. A big win! Reducing water waste is a simple solution to a straightforward problem: the less water we lose through evaporation, aeration, and structural leaking, the longer we’ll be able to conserve our natural resources. But pool conservation …

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REDISCOVER GARDENING AT YOUR LIBRARY

March 22, 2017

Join the city of Scottsdale’s Mustang Library for the Fourth Annual Garden Week from March 27 to April 1, featuring daily programs and how-to clinics. The library is excited to bring local vendors and speakers together to share with our community the latest tips in gardening and landscape sustainability. What better place to gather experts in their fields to talk …

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PLANT OF THE MONTH – GLANDULARIA (formerly VERBENA)

March 27, 2017

FIRST, A BRIEF DISCUSSION OF SCIENTIFIC NAMES Before we start talking about these beautiful groundcovers, we want to briefly discuss plant names with you. The botanical name given to plants is often referred to as the “scientific name” or “Latin name.” Each plant has a name made up of two parts, a generic (or genus) name and a specific epithet …

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CELEBRATE AZ WATER | BOULDER CREEK

March 30, 2017

This article originally appeared on March 20, 2013 at WildernessDave.com and was reprinted with permission. The photo at the end of this blog by David C. was the winner of our Spring 2014 Celebrate AZ Water Photo Contest from over 1,000 entries. The contest provided a stunning opportunity to celebrate the importance and wonder of water in Arizona and to reflect …

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