Saturday, June 6, 2015

Free Trees


Free Shade Tree Planting Workshops and are being offered in Mesa this summer for SRP customers.

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On Sat., July 18, attend at the Chandler-Gilbert Community College Williams Campus (7360 E. Tahoe Ave.) or, on Sat., Aug. 15, you can attend at Mesa Community College at Red Mountain, (7110 E. McKellips Rd.). Learn the best methods for planting and caring for trees during the program. Then, those who attended the class can pick up two free trees on September 19 for planting.


Learn more and register early.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

June's Watering Reminder

June's watering reminder from the City of Mesa:

These recommendations are for plants that are established in the landscape (in the ground about 2 years).

Lawn watering:
Summer grass (Bermuda) - once every 3 days
Overseeded cool season grass (rye) – grass dies out

If trees and shrubs are on the same valve:
Desert Adapted - once every 14 days
High Water Use - once every 7 days

Tree watering:
Desert Adapted - once every 16 days
High Water Use - once every 8 days

Shrub watering:
Desert Adapted - once every 12 days
High Water Use - once every 5 days

Groundcover and vine watering:
Desert Adapted - once every 12 days
High Water Use - once every 4 days

Cacti and succulent watering - once every 21 days

Annual & vegetable watering - once every 2-3 days

You can view the entire reminder at the City of Mesa website.