After an arduous process of revision and consideration, the Water Resources Control Board of California is rolling out emergency regulations to meet Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory 25% decrease in water usage.
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There once was a gardener whose time and energy were in increasingly short supply. Long days in the office, coupled with a lengthy commute found her weary and worn at the end of each day.
While she longed to till up a bit of the earth around her home to make way for plants whose yield would mean salads, stews and cobblers, she found her free time taken up instead with the diligent maintenance of her lawn. She longed to sink her trowel into rich, black soil on a quest for healthy plants. She daydreamed of tender pea tendrils, canary yellow squash blossoms and fat, juicy tomatoes nestled among climbing vines.
The first step in creating an elegant, drought-resistant lawn is selecting the right turf for your application. After that, it’s time to decide which installation method to go with. While some homeowners choose to go the DIY route and install their own lawns, many people opt to go the route of hiring a professional installer. (more…)
California is in the middle of a water crisis. NASA’s top water scientists, Jay Famiglietti, announced that California has a single year’s supply of water left in its reservoirs. While California’s lawmakers aren’t new to the experience of drought – in 1977 a similar water shortage struck the state – unlike previous crises, the present shortage is not deemed as the result of cyclical climate patterns. The drought duration and long-term effects are uncertain, Governor Jerry Brown is cracking down on water usage statewide, and meanwhile, water-saving products and lifestyles among Californians continue to gain popularity. (more…)
There’s no doubt about it, the artificial grass ship has sailed. Homeowners are rapidly warming up to the idea synthetic lawns both because of its investment wise components and its environment wise components. A surprising trend is beginning to surface, too – a growing awareness that there is a touch of the unnatural in natural lawns (queue the Dr. Evil pinky finger with the word *unnatural*):
Fading are the days when you could tell the difference between synthetic grass and natural grass. Today, artificial turf can be just as beautiful as a natural lawn, but a more cost-effective and environmentally-friendly investment. It’s more versatile, too, providing for a variety of breeds unattainable with a natural lawn: (more…)
California is in a drought and that has been brewing for years. So much so that in 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown declared an emergency and implored the residents and business owners of his state to reduce their water consumption activities by 20%. Here are some of the top ways California waste water: (more…)
While the grass may not always be greener on the other side, these days it can be just as green. In fact, that’s what not only many residents in Southern California are saying regarding the synthetic grass they’re installing on their properties, but also what both industry professionals and government officials are affirming regarding the quality, appearance, and environmental friendliness of today’s 21st century artificial turf. (more…)
No matter how enticing a style, product, or service may be, price always plays a role in determining whether you ultimately make it a part of your life or not. Artificial grass, one of the latest trends in sustainable landscape design, has a standard litany of appeal: (more…)