El Nino Stormwater Tested

El Nino Stormwater Tested Freeway 210 Azusa area Caltrans Maintenance Storm Water Division Bioswale trial project testing by District 7 Erosion control / Slope inspection. June 16, 2015 Oct 5, 2015 Jan 5, 2016   Glendora Ridge Road was shut down between Glendora Mountain and Mt. Baldy roads as a precaution ahead of heavy rain. (KABC)…

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DROUGHT WATCH The New Plant on KTLA

DROUGHT WATCH The New Plant on KTLA Watch the program! Gayle Anderson reported UC Tested Utility Ground cover, Kurapia as a new plant product that can us water and water bill on her program, Drought Watch on Los Angeles KTLA Morning News. Mr. Edward L. Wallace, a landscape contractor of Midwest Landscaping in Long Beach, California was interviewed…

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One Residential Project in San Gabriel, California

One Residential Project in San Gabriel, California Kurapia SOD from Delta Bluegrass was planted by EcoTech Services on January 27, 2016 in San Gabriel, California. The images show how Kurapia set the landscape about 30 days later after it was planted. The area is approximately 900sf and the total cost including labor, hauling turf removal, and Kurapia…

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Overflowing California reservoirs not enough to quench drought

Overflowing California reservoirs not enough to quench drought By BEN TRACY CBS NEWS April 8, 2016, 7:10 PM LAKE OROVILLE, Calif. — Southern California is expected to get much-needed rain this weekend, and Northern California has received plenty in recent weeks. But when it comes to drought relief, it’s hardly a drop in the bucket. Two million gallons of…

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Showers Delay California Ball Game but Won’t Ease Drought

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Heavy clouds and rain pass over downtown Los Angeles on Friday, April 8, 2016. The first of two weather systems has brought showers to Southern California but rainfall has been scattered and mostly light. The National Weather Service says radar shows showers running across the region early Friday but not much of…

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Rethinking Grass

A traditional lawn is an outdated concept. Lawns are a design aesthetic that dates back to agriculture. In areas where rainfall was plentiful, the grass grew fast and long enough to feed livestock in areas known as commons. As farmers purchased and bred more and more animals, the pressure on the commons would end up…

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Hello! Thank you so much for coming to our Kurapia website.

This website is the official website for Kurapia, Inc. here in the United States. Our staff is small but we have over 50 combined years of Botany, Plant Pathology, and Horticulture experience, and we are conducting research in the top universities in Japan and the United States, including UC Riverside, UC Davis, Texas A&M, and…

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