Tag: water

Water People, We Need To Drink More Of It

UNITED STATES—I believe it is the one liquid that most Americans know is vital to our survival, yet it is not something we regularly...

Xeriscape Is Definitely Not Zeroscape

UNITED STATES—"Zeroscape" is a neologism that evolved from "xeriscape." It was a mispronunciation that became a misspelling that became a real word. Ironically, it...

Irrigation Resumes With Drier Weather

UNITED STATES—Spring, in several regards, is like autumn in reverse, or vice versa. Bloom increases for spring but decreases for autumn. Foliage increases for...

Irrigation Technology Can Get Complicated

UNITED STATES—Old fashioned irrigation systems were quite thorough, and technically sustainable. They broadcast generous volumes of water over any vegetation that required it. Their...

“Elemental” Really Tugs At The Heart

HOLLYWOOD—I totally might be in the minority here, but I thoroughly enjoyed the animated feature “Elemental.” I know it has been panned by critics,...

Mulch Retains Moisture And Insulates

UNITED STATES—Nature is smart. It should be. It has been operating efficiently since the beginning of time. That is certainly longer than anyone has...

Aquatic Plants Are All Wet

UNITED STATES—Home gardens and landscapes should be compatible with their respective climates. For local chaparral climates, plants that do not need much watering through...

Water, Water, Water People

UNITED STATES—Look I will just admit it: I don’t like water. The notion of drinking a glass of water or a bottle of water...

California Has Combined $1 Billion In Water Debt

CALIFORNIA—According to a January 19 report by the California State Water Resources Control Board, households in the state have water bills with a combined...

Authorities Warns Of High Surf Dangers

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Fire Department published a tweet about a high surf advisory for the areas of Coastal North Bay, Point Reyes National...
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