Maintenance Tips

Low-maintenance landscapes are great, but there’s no such thing as a “no-maintenance” irrigation system. A single broken sprinkler head flowing at 15 gallons per minute will waste 900 gallons in one hour of use. So service your system regularly, and check it often for leaks and malfunctions.

Spring Lawn Best Practices

Spring Lawn Best Practices

Do you want to walk barefoot across cool, soft grass? Especially on those hot summer days? We’d love for you to do that! We also want you to take care of your lawn in a healthy way that saves the most water. One might assume that proper lawn care begins in the spring...

Soil Searching: To Amend or Not to Amend?

Soil Searching: To Amend or Not to Amend?

Shredded woodchip mulch helps soil hold moisture and insulates plant roots on a frosty November morning. Photo credit M. Thompson. One of the most frequent questions we get at NMSU Extension is, “Should I add fertilizer or amendments to the soil when planting?” The...

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Albuquerque, NM 87103-0568

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P.O. Box 568
Albuquerque, NM 87103-0568
505-842-WATR