To date, the Santa Fe area has had about 3-4″ of total precipitation (rain and snow) since this past January; a very dry year! (We usually average about 12″ annually.) Well, after this last week with daytime highs in the upper 90′s, our gardens were wilting and the native grass prairie all around us was […]

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David Salman on July 12th, 2009

Good watering techniques and proper scheduling during the summer months are extremely important for both new plantings and established landscapes. I strongly recommend getting a rain gauge. You need to know how much water is falling from the sky. A general rule of thumb; if you don’t get AT LEAST ½″ of rain, most soils […]

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