Top 10 Ways to Conserve Water In Your Garden

This is the second in a series of guest blog articles from the Mecklenburg County Master Gardeners.  Design your landscape creating irrigation zones. By grouping plants together that need very low, low, or moderate amounts of water separately, you will irrigate more efficiently. Place the plants that need the least water furthest away from your... Continue Reading →

Have A Thriving Garden With Less Water

Hi, everyone!  The Mecklenburg County Master Gardeners have been invited by Charlotte Water to provide a short series of blog posts to explore ‘Xeriscaping’ in our gardens and discover which plants are more drought tolerant for the upcoming heat of summer.  (additional articles: Drought Tolerant Flowers and Grasses, Drought Tolerant Shrubs and Perennials, and Top 10 Ways to... Continue Reading →

September 01, 2015 Drought Status Update

In the beginning of August, Charlotte Water staff were shoring up resources and processes in preparation for escalation to Stage Two in September. Thanks to an increase in rain, see, rain dances really do work, we are still squarely in stage one. WOO HOO! Curious to learn why? Watch this video, then review the information below, released by The... Continue Reading →

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