GRASS SEED

Grass seed stock is available for purchase year round! 

Prices range between

$6.00 - $22.00 per pound depending on type.

 

To purchase, please stop by the office between

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday - Friday

 

 

Payment must be made at the time of order.

 

Now accepting credit card payments.

Arriba Western Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass is a major range grass in the northern and central Great Plains, where it is used for pasture, hay, and erosion control. Western Wheatgrass develops slowly from seed, is drought resistant, and has moderate alkali tolerance. Recommended seeding rate for Western Wheatgrass is 9+ Lbs. to the acre. Arriba Western Wheatgrass has rapid germination and good seedling establishment. Dense, dark-green, medium-height foliage: aggressive rhizomes. Superior to other accessions tested in seed production.

Dryland Blend

A mixture of hardy, drought tolerant grasses adapted to the Northern Great Plains and Intermountain regions. It is widely adapted to many soil types and elevations of 3,000 - 10,000 feet. The mixture is ideal for areas not receiving regular irrigation. This is a cool season mix, with growth patterns up to 4 feet tall.

Blue Grama

Blue Grama grass is a warm season tufted perennial grass. It is native to the short and tall grass prairies. Blue Grama can grow up to 18 inches tall. It grows as a bunch of grass, forming open sod mats. As it matures and is grazed on by animals, bunches grow together and form the thick sod. Blue Grama is an important prairie grass because it’s dense, shallow root mass holds down the soil and keeps it from blowing away. Blue Grama is 6-12 inches high. It has flat leaves that come to a point at the end. The leaves can grow from 1-10 inches long and 1/8 inch wide. The flower stems grow 7-18 inches tall. The flowers looks like crescent moons perched on the end of the flower stem. A flower consists of 20-90 little spikelets. Blue Grama flowers anytime between June and August, depending on what part of the prairie it’s growing in, and how much moisture it receives.

Buffalo Grass

Buffalo Grass is a warm season grass that becomes green in mid-to-late May and becomes dormant again around late September once night temperatures begin to freeze. Once established, it requires little supplemental water or fertilizer, is low-growing, and therefore needs little mowing.

Native Lawn Mix

Blue Grama is a very economical way to cover larger areas growing in tall bunches. Seeds can be sown beginning in late spring or early summer when the night temperatures reach 60°F and continue through the summer. Buffalo Grass is also a very economical way to cover large areas growing low and spreading, as well as is easy to maintain needing little mowing and little water or fertilizer once establishes. It greens up in mid-to-late May and becomes dormant again in late September once temperatures begin to freeze. As a mixture, the Blue Grama (tall bunches) and Buffalo Grass (low-spreading), mesh well together providing a good “lawn” cover of green grass.

The Beekeeping Workshop

and

Wildfire Preparedness Workshop have been CANCELED!

East Mountain Residents,
The Bernalillo County Transfer Station has revised their hours again, as of Wednesday, March 18th. 
 
Due to the COVID-19 / Novel Coronavirus outbreak in New Mexico, the BernCo East Mountain Transfer Station is making adjustments to its operations.
 
These adjustments are designed to minimize the risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus for all residents.
The East Mountain Transfer Station will be open daily on a restricted schedule, beginning tomorrow, Thursday, March 19, as follows:
  • Sundays – Tuesdays from 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesdays from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursdays – Saturdays from 8 a.m. – noon
All operations will be available and open to be accepted. Regular fees apply.
 
Green waste days are postponed until further notice.
 
The community’s understanding and cooperation is appreciated during these trying times.
 
Please note that the free green waste drop off dates have been postponed, but the Transfer Station is accepting green waste during their open hours, but it will charged at their normal rates.
 
Karen Takai and John Helmich
EMIFPA Education and Community Outreach  

Credit Cards Accepted!

Upcoming

Board Meeting

TELECONFERENCE

THURSDAY

APRIL 2, 2020

 

Following the New Mexico Isolation Guidelines, the April 2nd Board Meeting

 

will be held by teleconference. 

No board members, partnering agency members, or landowners will be allowed in the District Office.  

Dial-in Number:   1-844-474-0925

Passcode:           51558314

April 2, 2020 Board Meeting Agenda
April 2020 Agenda.pdf
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