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9 Fabulous Xeriscape Ideas

Water wisdom saves irrigation dollars   Style and practicality determined the design of this water-conserving garden in Clovis, California. For owner, the distinctively Southwestern house style suggested a less thirsty garden to match. But the real issues ― a costly water supply, serious soil problems, and the hot, dry summers of the San Joaquin Valley ― were the clinchers.

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Water wisdom saves irrigation dollars Style and practicality determined the design of this water-conserving garden.

Darlingtonia Californica. (Cobra lily) is a carnivorous plant Native to south Oregon To North California. I have it growing outside in southwestern Ontario Canada, on a drip irrigation system to mimic there natural environment, they usually have water flowing over there roots.

Darlingtonia Californica. (Cobra lily) is a carnivorous plant Native to south Oregon To North California. I have it growing outside in southwestern Ontario Canada, on a drip irrigation system to mimic there natural environment, they usually have water flowing over there roots.

How to Make an Olla or Why Having to Use Southwestern Drought Techniques in the Southeast Is All Kinds of Wrong

How to Make an Olla - We are into week two of the crazy late spring heat wave that struck us last week. It's been over 90 (and often as high as every day this past week and there's no sign of it cooling down anytim.

#China: A local boy guiding home his farm cattle.  The southwestern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is plagued by droughts. To enable sustainable livelihoods in the area UNDP has improved communities access to drinking water and introduced a more efficient irrigation system.  By 2030 the #GlobalGoals for Sustainable Development agreed by countries at the #UnitedNations last year aim to achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all.  Regram @UNDP #China…

#China: A local boy guiding home his farm cattle. The southwestern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is plagued by droughts. To enable sustainable livelihoods in the area UNDP has improved communities access to drinking water and introduced a more efficient irrigation system. By 2030 the #GlobalGoals for Sustainable Development agreed by countries at the #UnitedNations last year aim to achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all. Regram @UNDP #China…

COLORADO RIVER  Known for its dramatic canyons and whitewater rapids, the Colorado is a vital source of water for agricultural and urban areas in the southwestern desert lands of North America. The river and its tributaries are controlled by an extensive system of dams, reservoirs and aqueducts, which furnish water for irrigation and municipal supplies of almost 40 million people both inside and outside the watershed.

COLORADO RIVER Known for its dramatic canyons and whitewater rapids, the Colorado is a vital source of water for agricultural and urban areas in the southwestern desert lands of North America. The river and its tributaries are controlled by an extensive system of dams, reservoirs and aqueducts, which furnish water for irrigation and municipal supplies of almost 40 million people both inside and outside the watershed.

Forty years of heavy irrigation by rice and cotton farmers have taken their toll on the once-mighty Aral Sea in southwestern Kazakhstan, reducing it from one to three separate bodies of water. Over the past several decades, fish disappeared, salinity increased and large quantities of pesticides were released into the atmosphere.

The steppes of

Originating in the Altay Mountains of southwestern Siberia and emptying into the Arctic Ocean, the Ob River, and its major tributary, the Irtysh, stretch for 3,364 miles, making it the seventh longest river in the world. The Ob is used mostly for irrigation, drinking water, hydroelectric energy, and fishing; and for years, the Ob was the only road in or out of a vast region of Siberian wilderness,

World's 10 Longest Rivers (PHOTOS

This picture features a Reclamation construction crew working on the Boise Project in 1914. The Boise Project furnishes a full irrigation water supply to about 224,000 acres and a supplemental supply to some 173,000 acres in southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon. For more information, on the Boise Project, visit http://on.doi.gov/1baI7Gl

Bureau of Reclamation : Photo

Arizona’s Long Meadow Ranch is one of the finest #agricultural offerings available in the Southwestern United States! With 2,151± deeded acres, including approximately 200± acres of irrigated #land (the balance is tremendously productive native grass), this #ranch features an abundance of #water plus an excellent herd of predominately black #cattle.

Arizona’s Long Meadow Ranch is one of the finest #agricultural offerings available in the Southwestern United States! With 2,151± deeded acres, including approximately 200± acres of irrigated #land (the balance is tremendously productive native grass), this #ranch features an abundance of #water plus an excellent herd of predominately black #cattle.

acequias - ancient southwestern US irrigation system of hand-dug canals

New Mexico's Ancient Irrigation Systems Help Protect Scarce Water Supply

This is great for Southwestern gardens especially in drought areas.  I may consider it for my next garden.  How to Make a Wicking Bed « Milkwood: permaculture farming and living

Wicking Bed: This is great for Southwestern gardens especially in drought areas. I may consider it for my next garden. How to Make a Wicking Bed « Milkwood: permaculture farming and living

With the severe #californiadrought here are "10 Tips For Saving Water in the Garden!" Have peace of mind knowing that you are conserving and keeping your yard beautiful at the same time! #drought #california #thealmoriditeam #landscapingdesign #landscapingideas #realestate #bayarea #bayareahomes #santaclara #santaclarahomes #realtors #frontyarddesign #curbappeal

10 Tips for Saving Water in the Garden

How to make your own olla for drip irrigation (so no using plastic bottles with chemicals)

How to Make an Olla or Why Having to Use Southwestern Drought Techniques in the Southeast Is All Kinds of Wrong

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