Capturing valuable water is vital part of growing in mountains

OVER THE GARDEN FENCE


California’s Mediterranean climate of short, wet winters and long, dry summers sustains more diverse foliage in California than any other of the forty nine states.
For California’s commercial agriculture and home gardening, however, capturing water is crucial. We channel surface runoff from watersheds, diverting water into reservoirs and dams and direct the flow and delivery of water through aqueducts and canals. We tap into underground water systems through wells.
The majestic Sierra Nevada Ran...

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