Last week I was in Phoenix, giving talks," he writes, "and I got my hands on some all-female Buffalo grass
Escaping the past like pioneers crossing the prairie where the relentless wind barely ripples the buffalo grass
, the best of our artists still shoot from the hip.
And converting a traditional lawn to short-growing grasses like buffalo grass
can reduce local air and noise pollution and save time, by reducing lawn-mower use.
Fed up with the hassle, Watts turned to xeriscaping 11 years ago Today he grows wildflowers and buffalo grass
, a native prairie grass that can be left to grow naturally (it reaches a maximum height of 6 to 8 inches) and is drought- and cold-tolerant.
If mowed two or three times in the first few years, buffalo grass
and blue grama will spread more vigorously and then will only need to be mowed once a year, in the Spring.
, cacti, succulents, and hardy indigenous flowers, shrubs, and trees that can survive on rainfall alone put no stress on city water departments or water tables.
Prairie Elementary School's grant project will create a student-run Garden Market, install an irrigation system, and plant buffalo grass
and perennials to conserve water use in the garden.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supplying And Planting Of Mexican / Buffalo Grass
TIC Verde' buffalo grass
(pictured at left) is another good choice--it's pretty and quite tough, though slow to fill in and turns brown in winter.
Q: I recently saw a letter in a magazine that extolled the virtues of buffalo grass
Bermuda, buffalo grass
and zoysia are warm-season species.
The purpose of this project is to select for salt tolerance of buffalo grass
, wheat, and blue grama seeds.
In reality, grasses such as bluestem, sideoats grama, or sometimes buffalo grass
are generally planted first to get good vegetative cover on a new site as quickly as possible.
From then on buffalo grass
, sage, the warm chinooks and alkali sloughs mean home, and life is free if not always easy.
Ever committed to sustaining the "come-down-to-my-house-feel" of her flagship Mustards Grill in Yountville, Pawlcyn began the new look of Go Fish at the Main Street sidewalk where she's installing a grove of apple trees and the buffalo grass
she sees from the kitchen window of her nearby home.