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The California Department of Water Resources has placed new regulations in the state’s Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance due to the drought in the past years. Some major changes include landscape size threshold for new development projects which are greatly reduced from 5,000 square feet t...
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The City of Long Beach planted Kurapia sod at the Cesar Chavez Park on the 27th of last month, in recognition of its low maintenance and low water usage. Kurapia should remain undisturbed for approximately a month so it can root. Once Kurapia roots firmly to the ground, anyone can sit or step on th...
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Now is the best time to see Kurapia flowers, which have been planted around the San Bernardino City Council building in January of this year after it was recognized to be of low maintenance and low water usage. They are tough enough to survive despite the heavy traffic. (Please see photo of the corn...
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Kurapia has been recently evaluated as promising for its characteristics of low water use and salinity tolerance. This gained the attention of the University of Arizona. Arizona's desert climate makes it difficult to maintain standard turf, therefore they seek to plant a low maintenance turf. The Un...
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In March of this year, we have donated Kurapia to the Clovis Botanical Garden, located in the southern portion of California’s Central Valley. The Clovis Botanical Garden is a non-profit public garden whose mission is “to become the premier regional garden for demonstrating wise water use in the...
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Meet Kurapia at Earth Day Workshop

04.21.2017 | Category, News

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This weekend, the Community Environmental Council will host one of Santa Barbara's largest environmental events. The Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival will take place at Alameda Park on April 22nd & 23rd and Kurapia will be operating at booth #313, located next to the green car show. There is no ...
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The Desert Water Agency is a not-for-profit government agency based in Palm Springs, CA that manages groundwater in the western Coachella Valley, and serves approximately 106,000 people. As a part of their outdoor water saving tips, the Desert Water Agency recommends low water use groundcovers su...
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Bakersfield Home & Garden Show

12.20.2016 | Category, News

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Kurapia will be exhibiting at booth # 517 at the upcoming Bakersfield Home & Garden Show on February 17 – 19, 2017! Kurapia is well suited for the climate in the San Joaquin Valley where summers are hot and rain is sparse during the winter. Even with exposure under the hot sun, minimal wate...
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This new burger location in Rancho Cucamonga, California was constructed in September 2016, and features Kurapia sod. Winter temperature has dropped to as low as 50°F, but the Kurapia has retained its rich green color and some of its flowers are still visibly in bloom. The shaded areas beneath the...
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Exceptional Drought Continues in Southern California

11.19.2016 | Category, News

According to NASA’s Earth Observatory, exceptional drought continues in about 20% of California, with widespread drought in the southern part of the state. Exceptional drought is classified by the U.S. Drought Monitor as a category D4, which is the highest of five categories of drought severity...
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