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Wow! Now what a difference a little Xeriscape can make to your home!

Wow! Now what a difference a little Xeriscape can make to your home!

The final results are in for Nevada home owners looking to add Xeriscape to your abode! Part 3 of this multi-part blog series walking you through the steps of the Xeriscape Nevada process is here! The River School Farm team has finished planting, mulching, adding DG paths, and completed all of the irrigation of the front yard of this Reno, Nevada rental house. Let’s take a look at the before and after photos.

Lots of planting happened during project. As time passes, the growth will continue. The yard will begin to take shape and mature. The berries, herbs, and fruit trees will begin providing great fruits and veggies for the home owner. Look at that beautiful rich mulch that contrasts the golden DG so well.


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Using Mulch To Beat The Heat and Fight Drought!

Like people (as well as dogs, cows, wild burros and a few other things), plants get thirsty. Nevada gardening in a heat wave during a drought when you’re trying to save water presents a conflict. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be so bad. Especially when you use products that hold around three times as much moisture as the common stuff. Luckily, we happen to know of some…

First, let’s talk about water retention. Simply put, it refers to how much moisture stays in something versus how much either gets zapped up by Mean Ol’ Mister Sun or trickles off to some other spot….

To continue reading please follow click here: Gardening Tips To Beat The Heat and Drought

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