Category Archives: sustainability

What to do during a drought

WHAT TO DO DURING A DROUGHT for your plants in Kelowna • Doing nothing is sometimes best • Avoid fertilizer – it can burn root hairs, cause drying out of the tissue • Avoid pruning – it stimulates new growth, which uses water reserves • Avoid pesticides – they can injure drought-stressed foliage • Avoid watering, obviously • Turn off your controller or […]

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Sustainable solutions for landscaping

Some of the solutions being developed are: Reduction of storm water run-off through the use of bio-swales, rain gardens and green roofs and walls. Reduction of water use in landscapes through design of water-wise garden techniques (sometimes known as xeriscaping) Bio-filtering of wastes through constructed wetlands Landscape irrigation using water from showers and sinks, known […]

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