Drought Cycles in Colorado

You can’t always count on unlimited water at the tap. If you look at the history of the state, you’ll see that droughts are regular visitors to Colorado. In the 1900’s alone, four prolonged dry spells occurred. There was one in the 1910s. Another, in the ’30s, caused the dust-bowl period.The second worst drought on…

Watering

Colorado’s eastern plains are a semi-arid environment. All newly planted trees and shrubs will need supplemental water. Apply as much water as the size of the pot or root ball each week. For balled and burlapped stock, apply 10 gallons of water for each trunk diameter inch. For example, give five gallons of water for…