Tag: Drought

How To Optimize Your Garden for Drought or Water Conservation

Being a gardener and based in Colorado, it has been stressful for me because this state has been experiencing a severe drought for years. Because of water scarce, the local government imposed prohibition to limit water consumption for plants and lawn. However, because I am implementing some effective strategies, My house is the only one …

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Drought Tolerant Plants The Benefits of Low Water Garden Plants to Environment

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To conserve water, some gardeners are turning to drought tolerant plants or low water garden plants. There are many environmental benefits to this approach to gardening that combines water conservation with beautiful landscaping. Let’s take a look at what is meant by low water plants, what kinds of plants there are in this category, and …

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Texas Heat Wave & Drought Linked to Rapid Global Warming by NASA’s James Hansen

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The Texas heat wave and drought linked to rapid global climate change according to NASA’s James Hansen. The Texas heat wave and Texas drought that occurred over three months last summer where the temperatures in Texas rose higher than at any time in recorded history, and the state is still in the midst of the …

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Man Made Disasters List Part 2 The Dust Bowl Man Made Disaster

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Man Made Disasters Part 2 The Dust Bowl The Dust Bowl, also referred to as the Dirty Thirties, was primarily created by man with a little help from mother nature, from 1930 to 1936 and until 1940 in some areas. After several periods of unusual rainfalls, which encouraged settlement and cultivation in the Great Plains, …

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Trees Drought Tolerant

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Trees that are drought tolerant, and if you live in an area that is slightly parched of water, you know better than anyone that one of the things that decides whether a tree survives or not is your ability to supply it with sufficient water. Unfortunately, many people don’t take this in to account when …

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