Our Favorite Evergreens

Our Favorite Evergreens

When we think of the word evergreen, many of us think about pine trees, cedars and junipers. However, an evergreen is simply any plant that remains green all year long. These plants are welcome fixtures in our winter landscapes, too. 505Outside highlights these...
Giant Sacaton, Sporobolus wrightii

Giant Sacaton, Sporobolus wrightii

Exposure: Full Sun Water: Medium Height and Spread: 5’ x 5’ Blooming Season: August to October Region: All Areas This deciduous warm season bunchgrass is a delight in fall gardens. In the late summer, seed stalks appear, providing beautiful visual interest when...
Great Books to Read

Great Books to Read

Now that the weather is colder, curl up with a book and learn more about our global and local water resources. Here are a few of my favorites to get you started. If you’ve got a water book to recommend for future newsletters, please email me at kyuhas@abcwua.org For a...

Watering Recommendations: December 2019

Last month we recommended you shut down your irrigation system. If you haven’t had a chance to do that yet, December is the time. Read how here. Trees still need to be watered once a month in the winter, meaning you can hand water your trees per the Winter Watering...
Coralberry, Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

Coralberry, Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

Exposure: Full shade in the Albuquerque area Water: Medium Height and Spread: 2’ x 6’ Blooming Season: Spring Region: All Areas A great shade loving plant for the Fall and Winter months, Coralberry is best planted where water collects in the yard. It can be found...