Tag: xeriscaping

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension demonstration field day (Photo By: Worku Burayu)

Native grasses, groundcovers with turf removed

September 17, 2018 By
To reduce water use, golf courses are reducing turf in non-play areas by xeriscaping, or incorporating desert-adapted plants. There’s a need for salt-tolerant grasses and ornamental plants in the Southwest United States because of high-salinity soils and poor water quality. ...
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Fighting drought with research

September 25, 2014 By
In an ironic twist, this year’s drought in California is having a harsher effect in Northern California than Southern California. Both superintendents and sod producers are in dire straits. And many superintendents fear they will get a beating both from ...