Our California drought is not going away. In fact, given the current weather and worsening drought conditions, this fall will probably be the worst forest fire season in the state’s history. In addition, the state and local communities are significatly increasing regulations regarding the use of water for lawns and have added substantial fines for its misuse.
I came across this info graphic on ways to help your trees survive the drought. Even if you allow your grass to die or decided to replace it with drought-tollernat and native plants, your trees are not only a significant investment in money and time, they add substantial value of your property and provide a number of environmental contributions. Providing the correct amount of water and right nutrients can help trees and plants survive through severe droughts. If you would like to print this out and keep it handy to refer to, please Click Here
For more information on sustainable landscape design, water management and plant selection, here are links to articles I’ve written on the subject :
- Sustainable Green Landscape Design
- A Drought-Resistant Lawn … Is It Possible?
- Southern California’s Most Pressing Problem
- Saucy Succulents Exposed
- 5 Ways To Save Water
- Fire-wise Your Landscape“
- Water – Water – Everywhere … So Where Did It Go?
- Help Save Water & Save Money