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Irrigation Information

Though we may not be able to fathom a time when the ground is fully thawed and we need to worry about drought, irrigation is fundamental to the health and success of your landscape plants. In ground irrigation systems already in place should be checked for proper functioning and repaired where and if necessary, while…

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Drought Data

As of January 6, 2015 the extent of drought conditions across the U.S. is at its lowest point since December 20, 2011.  However, drought conditions in parts of the west and southern plains remain severe. December 2014 brought heavy precipitation to southeastern and eastern portions of the country, significantly reducing levels of abnormal dryness (D0), moderate…

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Drought Dilemma

Ground and surface water lost during the extended drought in the southwest are having unexpected and unusual impacts. The 18 month-long drought in southern California has resulted in land upheaval of slightly more than half of an inch, recorded in the mountains. Apparently the estimated 63 billion gallons of water lost has had an effect on…

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Roots and Shoots

Roots VS. Shoots Caring properly for your lawn and landscape requires an understanding of the complex relationship between roots; the below ground support and nutrient acquiring portion and shoots; the above ground foliage portion. Both play a crucial role in plant development and success: roots obtain water and mineral nutrients from the soil while shoots conduct…