Blog Posts - Drought



Marching Toward the Apocolypse

As the reality of this election sinks in, the threat to our future also sinks in. If the most qualified candidate in recent history lost to the least qualified in recent history, we get a dire image of what our … Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on Dec 2, 2016

Jazz Cartier Discusses Growing Up On Lil Wayne, His Favorite Wayne Projects & Writing Another Tribute Song

Jazz Cartier recently appeared on Hot 97’s “Real Late With Peter Rosenberg” show to chop it up with Rosenberg himself. At the 10:00 mark of the interview, which you can watch below, Jazz was asked about his “Lil Wayne” t...
by Lil Wayne on Aug 16, 2016

The Season of Summer Phlox: GBBD, August 2016

August is a month when the garden can begin to look tired and bedraggled. That is especially true this year, when our drought conditions mean that foliage that would normally be green is shriveled and browning, some plants are splayed open at the cen...
by Jean's Garden on Aug 16, 2016

Cherry Tree Under Stress: Tree Following, August 2016

My part of Maine is officially in a “moderate drought;” it has been many weeks since we had any significant (1” or more) rainfall. I imagine that some of my garden blogging friends in the west would scoff at the idea of this as a drought, but I...
by Jean's Garden on Aug 12, 2016

Surrounded by wildlife in Hope Ness

I noted with more than passing interest the news that black bear have been making appearances and causing problems in the Shallow Lake area, brazenly killing and eating chickens close to homes, and breaking into wooden garbage containers at Sauble Be...
by Finding Hope Ness on Jul 23, 2016

Barry Gardiner joins Corbyn's Shadow Cabinet

Barry Gardiner, MP for Brent North, was reportedly booed by fellow Labour MPs yesterday evening when he had the temerity to speak up in defence of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership. Corbyn has now appointed him shadow Energy and Climate Change Secretary.Gar...
by wembleymatters on Jun 28, 2016

Trapp Tarell Discusses His Favorite Rapper Lil Wayne, TRUKFIT, “Da Drought 3” & More [Video]

Trapp Tarell recently sat down with We The Family TV for an interview mostly about Lil Wayne, who he says is “by far my favorite” rapper, which you can check out after the jump below. The Mississippi artist revealed that he grew dreads be...
by Lil Wayne on Jun 6, 2016

WATER CRISIS - The Truth Behind the Water Crisis in the West

"Drought be Dammed" by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica 5/20/2016This story was co-published with The New York Times.Wedged between Arizona and Utah, less than 20 miles up river from the Grand Canyon, a soaring concrete wall nearly the height of two foo...
by Mage Soapbox on May 24, 2016

Books: Plants & Plants!

Two new titles from Timber Press that you'll want this spring for your bookshelf. Even though the second is California-related, you might find it interesting anyway, and if you live in a state that's climate-compatible with parts of California, it's...
by Garden Design Online on Mar 13, 2016

5 Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for a Modern Low-Water Garden

OK, so California isn’t the only state going through a water shortage. At least 30 states in the U.S. currently have some level of drought, ranging from “abnormally dry” conditions in Florida and Massachusetts to the “excep...
by khairuddinuad on Mar 13, 2016

California Businesses Switching To Artificial Grass

After more than four years of unrelenting drought, water rate hikes and usage restrictions are forcing businesses across California to rethink their landscaping. Read California Businesses Switching To Artificial Grass on Facility Executive - Creatin...
by FacilityBlog on Mar 2, 2016

Driest Conditions in California

Scientist had said that the last year 2015 is the fourth year of severe drought in California and 2016 will be even more severe than 2015. California provides 50% of the food supply for the whole country. Wells dry, water reservoirs…...
by Pictures on Feb 10, 2016

Favorite Mobile Photo Apps – Steller

There is a wonderful visual storytelling app for both Android and iOS mobile phones called Steller. I happened across it while doing research for a course I am writing for the Academy of Art University and recently downloaded the free app to give it...

CLIMATE CHANGE - Puerto Rico's Drought

"How Puerto Rico is coping with the worst drought in decades" PBS NewsHour 12/29/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  The tropical island of Puerto Rico has been scrambling for a precious resource: clean, fresh water.  Puerto Ricans have faced the worst dr...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 4, 2016

Give Your House Beautiful Look with Creating Front Gardens Design

The most important aspect in the front gardens design is the amount of space that you have at your disposal. The important aspect of gardening includes the front gardens design, which speaks a lot about the look and feel of your home and its surround...
by Interior Decor Tips on Dec 13, 2015

Wednesday Vignette: Smart Plants

Will buying a “Smart Plant” make me smart, too? The Wednesday Vignette meme is hosted by Anna Kullgren over at Flutter and Hum. You can read her current Wednesday Vignette post here. Be sure to check out the links to other blogs that are also...
by Bamboo and More on Nov 11, 2015

UC Davis parking lot plantings done right

On Sunday I took advantage of a break in the rain (“showers” would be more correct) to check out the fall color at the UC Davis Arboretum. That particular mission wasn’t particularly successful (we’re still a few weeks away from the ginkgos t...
by Bamboo and More on Nov 10, 2015

CALIFORNIA - The Water Problem

"To build or not to build, that’s the dam question in dry California" PBS NewsHour 11/3/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Across California, after years of punishing drought, reservoirs that normally fill canals and make crops bloom are greatly depleted or...
by Mage Soapbox on Nov 9, 2015

Water Monitoring, Technology Tools

Facility Executive Magazine With irrigation management a mature industry, indoor water management technologies are coming of age Water Monitoring, Technology Tools appeared first on Facility Executive Magazine.
by FacilityBlog on Nov 5, 2015

Day 12 of our 21 day adventure

After several suggestions by the locals, we have decided to visit Mt. Charleston. The weather is similar to yesterday. A few clouds are hovering over the mountains, but they don’t seem to stick around for very long. After about a … Continue r...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 4, 2015


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