Planting Tips

Choose desert-friendly plants that thrive in our dry climate. There are literally hundreds of plant options to choose from, and rebates are available for replacing turf with a desert-friendly landscape.

Watering to Establish New Plantings.

Watering to Establish New Plantings.

Irrigation is essential to give plants a healthy start, so they become well-rooted in the landscape. A great way to find out the water needs of individual plants is by checking out the ABCWUA Xeriscape Guide and then follow the seasonal watering recommendations. When...

The Albuquerque Urban Forest

The Albuquerque Urban Forest

In an arid city like Albuquerque, trees and the urban forest are even more important than in places with more moisture. Trees provide shade and habitat, and help cool the urban landscape. To sustain a healthy canopy trees require special care given the arid climate,...

Tips to Keep Mature Trees Healthy

Tips to Keep Mature Trees Healthy

Our urban forest (yes, the trees in your landscape are part of a forest) provides so many benefits too us – cooling, increased home values, beauty, and better mental health just to name a few. Here’s what you can do to help keep your members of our urban forest as...

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P.O. Box 568
Albuquerque, NM 87103-0568

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