The giving-orchard at MDUUC, was planted 5 months ago. Meanwhile California is in the throws of a sever drought. Conserving soil moisture is a high priority. In addition, during periods of rain, the orchard terraces become muddy making it hard to get around the orchard.
Weekend of Welcome Student Leaders (WoWies) are the connectors that usher in new students to campus life at Saint Mary's College. Last saturday, they planned to get together in order to exercise their leadership and team work skills while doing some community service.
This is a glimpse of what they accomplished in less than 3 hours. We are inspired.
We are experiencing an exceptional drought in California. In order to grow food with less water, we discuss some basic techniques that you can put to work in any size backyard. Some of these actions will produce results quickly while others will take years. No one know when a drought might begin or when it may end, The time to act is now.