Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond by Brad Lancaster

Multi-use Plant Info (including Tucson Water-Requirement Calculations & Rain-Garden Zones)

Plants’ water needs and tolerance determine the ideal Rain-Garden Zone. See plant lists in appendix 4 for more.

Plants For A Future
An online resource center for rare and unusual plants, particularly those which have edible, medicinal or other uses. According to their website, they practice vegan-organic permaculture with emphasis on creating an ecologically sustainable environment based largely on perennial plants. Their database includes over 7,000 plants.

Example Plant Lists, Rain-Garden Zones, & Water-Requirement Calculations for Tucson
Click to view/download: *APPENDIX 4: Example Plant Lists, Rain-Garden Zone/Locations for Listed Plants, and Water-Requirement Calculations for Tucson, Arizona, plus a Sonoran-Desert-Foods Harvest Calendar–2nd edition* (PDF)

Drops in a Bucket Blog

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Upcoming Events

Also see the full list of upcoming events.

Umbrella Newsletter

The Umbrella: Summer 2015

A catch-all of news,
media, and events from
Brad Lancaster
Summer 2015
Click the linked header ABOVE to find more details about some of Brad’s mid/late-2015 events, including:

TUCSON, AZ (May 20 & 21): Brad will give a presentation on local implementation of green-infrastructure programs at BECC/COCEF’s Border Green Infrastructure Forum II. FREE! Attend in person […]

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