Almost 50 years ago, fried chicken tycoon David Bamberger used his fortune to purchase 5,500 acres of overgrazed land in the Texas Hill Country. Planting grasses to soak in rains and fill hillside aquifers, Bamberger devoted the rest of his life to restoring the degraded landscape. Today, the land has been restored to its original […]

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Water Conservation Specialist Zach Versluis discusses the City of Aurora Colorado’s Xeriscape Rebates program, which offers rebates of up to .00 per square foot to replace high water consuming plant material with xeriscape. Xeriscaping reduces water consumption through planning and design, appropriate turf amount, soil preparation, mulching, efficient irrigation, water efficient plants and proper maintenance. […]

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