Saving water doesn’t have to be scary

October 19, 2021 Hey everyone…Hello-Wayne Drop is here! Spooky season has come! Your neighborhood will probably be full of lanterns, ghosts, skeletons and witches… but saving water doesn’t have to…

Homes Named WaterSense: Build in Water Saving for Arizona

October 11, 2021 We all know water is an important resource, and Arizona residents may understand this better than those in other parts of the country. In an area like…

Take a walk on the wild side and garden for the wildlife

October 2, 2021 Everyone needs a home and desert wildlife like quail, hummingbirds, sparrows and butterflies are no different. An emerging trend in urban gardening is returning to our desert…

Top 5 Water Saving Tips for Fall Landscaping | Water

September 21, 2021 Did you know that up to 70 percent of water is used outdoors? Hard to believe but true. This is why focusing on your landscaping is one…

Pink Trumpet Vine or Podrania Flower – Plant of the Month

September 19, 2021 pink trumpet vine Podrania Ricasolianablooming profusely in the fall With glowing trumpet-shaped flowers. If you’re looking for seasonal color, be sure to add this color to your…

Do you need to bypass? 10 reasons to skip that winter garden

September 16, 2021 It’s one of the great debates. Like Yankees vs. Red Socks, Democrats versus Republicans, cat lovers versus dog lovers, there are those who overgrass versus those who…

Get ready to go back to school with Wayne Drop

September 8, 2021 Hello all! Wayne Droop here… Schools are back in her lecture! Which means your brain is back in session too! woo hoo! What better way to make…

How these young girls are helping water conservation efforts in Satyavidu, a small industrial village in Andhra Pradesh

Sixty kilometers from bustling Chennai sativido, a small industrial village located on the border between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. With a population of 52,000, it is home to marginal…

Plant of the Month: Desert Grass – Suitable for the Queen and other royals

August 19, 2021 Desert grass’s flower and slender leaves are very different from the milkweed you might see in the Midwest. You can live the Zwaya Asclepias subulata Common Names…

Sustainable Gardening in the Desert – Ten Easy Tips

August 8, 2021 Many of us garden for the pure aesthetics that a well-maintained landscape brings to our home. However, there is more than just beauty. As we think about…