October 29, 2013
Autumn’s Here: Its time to Fall Back!
On November 3rd, we come to the end of Daylight Saving Time in most of the United States. With an extra hour in our day--and winter on the way--it’s a good time for a seasonal home preparedness checklist!
September 15, 2013
Six Hundred Million Acres of Irrigation Worldwide...The History of Farming
Since the first plants were domesticated, irrigation has played a vital role in the development of agriculture worldwide. Take a whirlwind tour of the history of agriculture and irrigation from ancient times to present day.
July 11, 2013
Five Myths About Water Conservation-Recognize Any of These?
You cannot always believe everything you read online-seems like everyone has an opinion these days. With this being the age of instant information, it takes time and effort to discern between fact and opinions that "sound like facts." Water Conservation is no exception.....
June 01, 2013
Soda vs. Water: It's YOUR choice...
And we know-life is all about choices. Think about this as you go about your daily intake of fluids. If you drink two 12-ounce sodas every day for 1 month you will drink about 5 pounds of sugar and more than 8,000 calories. The average person would have to walk about 100 miles to burn that many calories.
May 07, 2013
Google "Xeriscape" and Prepare To Be Amazed By All the Drought-Tolerant Beauty!
Summer is arriving, there is no stopping it. As the cool breezes of spring give way to higher temps we all take great care to water the new flowers, shrubs and gardens planted only weeks ago....
April 01, 2013
Water, Water, Everywhere - Until the Heat of Summer Hits....
Spring rains have finally arrived! While we enjoy the gradual shift from colder temps to the warmth of early spring, don't let the opportunity to capture and conserve the rainfall of spring pass you by!
March 01, 2013
Mulch. What exactly is it?
Mulch is defined as any material applied to the soil surface for protection or improvement of the area covered.
What is Mulch used for? And is it REALLY a necessity? Let's take a look and you be the judge...
February 10, 2013
Knowledge is power. While fresh water is a renewable resource, the world's supply of clean, usable water is decreasing faster than it can be replenished.
Take a look and see the different ways you can conserve water in 2013. Water is our most precious resource. Together we can make a difference.
January 01, 2013
In keeping with the tradition of New Year's Resolutions, it's only appropriate to add "water" to your list of easy things to do! We've all heard the drinking water “rules.” You probably know that you should drink between 8 and 10 glasses of water each day. Let's examine just a few of the many benefits to drinking water every day.
December 01, 2012
December has arrived and with it all the hustle and bustle that the holidays bring to each of us! For many, it is a time of reflection and counting the many blessings we all have—friends, family, health. For most of us, the one thing that we need to add to our list is water.