Práctica 12 archivo pptx

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Práctica 12 archivo pptx

  1. 1. Water-Saving Landscaping Low-maintenance solutions for intermountain regions
  2. 2. 2 April 18, 2010  Hot temperatures  Cold temperatures  Shorter growing season  Drying winds  Deluge/drought  Poor soil Water-Saving Landscaping
  3. 3. 3 April 18, 2010  Windbreaks  Xeriscaping  Soil amendment  Native plants Water-Saving Landscaping
  4. 4. 4 April 18, 2010  Structures   Fences Walls Water-Saving Landscaping
  5. 5. 5 April 18, 2010  Plants   Tree lines Hedges Water-Saving Landscaping
  6. 6. 6 April 18, 2010  Clouds  Condensation Precipitation  Runoff and Percolation  Evaporation  Transpiration and Clouds transpiration evaporation Condensation and precipitation Runoff and percolation Water-Saving Landscaping
  7. 7. 7 Activity Average Brushing teeth April 18, 2010 Conservative 2 Washing hands 0.5 0.5 Toilet flush 5 2 Shaving 10 Shower (8 min.) 1 20 5 Bath 36 Dishwasher 15 15 7 Dishes by hand 20 5 Clothes washer 40 25 Lawn (20 min.) 200 200 Water-Saving Landscaping
  8. 8. 8 April 18, 2010 Water-Saving Landscaping
  9. 9. 9 April 18, 2010 250 200 150 100 50 0 Serie 1 Serie 2 Serie 3 Water-Saving Landscaping
  10. 10. 10 April 18, 2010  Planting strategies that conserve water Water-Saving Landscaping
  11. 11. 11 April 18, 2010  No additional watering Water-Saving Landscaping
  12. 12. 12  Drip April 18, 2010 irrigation Water-Saving Landscaping
  13. 13. 13 April 18, 2010  Eastern Washington loses more than 10 tons of soil per acre per year to rainfall runoff Water-Saving Landscaping
  14. 14. 14 April 18, 2010  Tolerate temperature range  Tolerate drought  Prevent erosion  Support natural ecosystem  Attract pollinators  Need little or no maintenance  Sustainable Water-Saving Landscaping
  15. 15. 15 April 18, 2010 Seasonal Temperatures Winter Spring Summer Fall Minimum 18 41 73 43 Average 29 57 89 54 Maximum 40 72 105 65 Water-Saving Landscaping
  16. 16. 16 Photos courtesy of Rugged Country Plants April 18, 2010 Water-Saving Landscaping

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