David Salman on January 10th, 2014

I’ve always been fascinated by seeds.  The fact that plants can create little dormant pieces of themselves to broadcast out into the world to germinate is quite marvelous.  Even more amazing, is how long some seeds can survive before being given the chance to sprout. There have been discoveries of bean seeds uncovered in archaeological […]

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David Salman on April 25th, 2011

Winter in northern New Mexico can hang around way too long. Like spring blooming bulbs and other early season perennials, these two favorite flowering shrubs assure me spring is really coming and warmth is on the way. Share on Facebook

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David Salman on January 11th, 2011

Most if not all front yards planted with a lawn are using the lawn as nothing else but a green “placeholder”, a cookie cutter solution to landscaping the front of a house. Share on Facebook

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David Salman on January 10th, 2011

In the quest to make lawns more sustainable and input efficient, we need to pay attention to where a lawn makes sense in the landscape. One place a lawn most certainly doesn’t belong is in what I refer to as the “inferno strip” or “hell strip.” Share on Facebook

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