Why Water Harvesting is so Important

The act of water harvesting is not a way of gardening, it is a way of life. The importance of water harvesting is simple…to create a sustainable way to use rain water. If created correctly, your water harvesting area could be used not only to house a beautiful garden, but for your showers, and even…

Brad Lancaster

Back in 7th grade I remember sitting in Simms Auditorium, listening to a speaker who talked about rainwater harvesting.  At the time I did not realize the significance of this presentation as in science we were learning about nothing more than outer space and geology.  I now realize that this man was one Brad Lancaster. …

New Mexico Soil

The soil from what we found out was so incredibly hard and compact has a unique in interesting past.  Through the history of New Mexico, the soil has been modified by erosion, which has helped with the addition of new minerals, compaction, and overall has changed the composition of the soil in its entirety.  This…

Soil Sponges to the Rescue for the Ponderosas!

As a group, the students in the Biology Ecology class actively participated in the growth and well-being of the Desert Oasis Garden located behind the science building. With the help of our teacher Mrs. Beamish, we students began the creation of a lovely, sustainable garden.  Mrs. Beamish carefully planned out the designing of the Desert…