A trio of solid, black granite polished spheres with white LED lights. This feature should not be mistaken for a hollow terrazzo reproduction as it is produced from solid granite and will therefore last for years to come. The included piping, pump and 3-way water spider allow you to adjust the water flow for each sphere individually, creating outstanding visual effects. Cut and hand carved from natural stone, each of these water features is truly unique.
<p>Olive trees grow all over the San Fernando Valley. Native to the Mediterranean, missionaries planted them here in the 1800s. By now, they’ve virtually gone native, and some have gone wild. I’ve harvested and cured black Mission Olives growing in a dusty field, without the aid of irrigated watering. Olives …</p>
An excerpt from a TakePart feature on the perilous future faced by Alexandria, one of the world's great historical cities, by Peter Schwartzstein: Until 1993, the Mediterranean was rising by 1.8 millimeters per year on average, according to Egypt's Ministry of Water Resoucres and Irrigation, before …
Plants in Southern Switzerland In the cantons of Ticino, Valais and the southern valleys of Grisons an almost Mediterranean vegetation with scrub, pines and chestnut trees are natural. Vine, apricots and tomatoes can be grown. Steep terrain with orientation to the south increases the temperatures, but usually irrigation is a key factor there. Without irrigation and fertilization, a completely different population of plants content with little water and minerals dominates.
Manhattan Beach This 20-year-old community garden is a long-standing bastion of earth-friendly landscaping and important neighborhood wildlife habitat. Irrigated mainly with reclaimed water, the 2/3 acre property is planted with a colorful medley of mostly California natives with other attractive Mediterranean-climate plants that thrive in sandy soil and coastal conditions. A pondless waterfall, dry streambed, and composting toilet are just a few points of interest.
Littoral. Syllabification: lit·to·ral. Pronunciation: litərəl. adjective: littoral. Definition: 1. of, relating to, or situated on the shore of the sea or a lake. "the littoral states of the Indian Ocean"…
Runnels — the technical term for narrow channels used to move water from one place to another — were once used for irrigation purposes and as rudimentary drainage systems, but they make intriguing landscape elements on their own. Click on pin for Pinterest tips for the housing industry.
Located in the heart of the Cuchara River Valley in Southern Colorado, North Star Ranch is an exceptional state-of-the-art equestrian property. Comprised of 265 acres, this ranch features a 10-stall horse barn, a 110’ x 220’ indoor arena, an exquisite 4,048 sq ft Mediterranean-inspired home, guest casita and a remodeled homestead. Additionally, there are significant water rights to irrigate approximately 140 acres, plus great frontage on the Cuchara River.