Have you ever driven by a roadside construction area and all there is bare ground? Maybe you’ve driven through oil country and saw a long wide stretch of bare ground where a pipeline has just been installed. Do you ever ask yourself “Why don’t they plant something on that?” Well the truth is most contractors who are involved in land disturbing practices actually do go back and reclaim the land. Now days more and more people are leaning towards a native grass seeding, to help stablilize the soil, reduce erosion, and to have a natural look. John is such a contractor, he is involved in multiple contracting jobs and he goes back to his job sites and plants native grasses. Although a lush landscape is not instantaneous, most if not all reclamation projects are planted dryland and depend on Mother Nature to provide the necessary rainfall for establishment and growth.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and John has definitely captured a successful reclamation project with the picture below. John planted a mixture of Blue Grama, Desert Globe Mallow, Sand Dropseed, Fourwing Saltbush, Mexican Hat, and Sideoat, on this project around the Las Cruces, New Mexico area.
Bamert Seed Company would like to congratulate John not only on a successful reclamation project but for also being awarded for Excellence in Reclamation. Congrulations John!