“Ask An Expert” Program Through ABCWUA Encourages Smart Watering and Xeriscaping
The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (ABCWUA) has many resources for Albuquerque residents. Whether you’re an experienced gardener or just starting out, the Water Authority’s landscape experts can help answer your landscape and irrigation questions with free personalized e-mail consultations on topics related to sustainable, desert friendly landscaping and irrigation practices.
Some of the topics they cover include:
Plant identification and recommendations
Planting and irrigating edible landscapes, including vegetable gardens
The best way to water your trees (new or mature)
Converting from turf to xeriscape
Irrigation scheduling and start-up
Maintaining and repairing irrigation systems
Drip irrigation systems
Landscape design strategies
Send your questions to: AskAnExpert@abcwua.org. Please include pictures of your yard, plants and irrigation system when sending in questions.