Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.61
Liaison Jennifer Palilonis
Submission Date Sept. 28, 2012
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Ball State University
OP-T2-47: Xeriscaping

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Kevin Kenyon
Associate Vice-President, Facilites, Planning & Management
Facilites, Planning & Management
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Does the institution use xeriscape landscaping techniques, including the selection of drought tolerant plants?:
Yes

A brief description of the program or practice:

When landscapes are designed and installed on campus careful consideration is made for each plant selected. Aesthetics, space, location, maintenance, and future plans all play a part in the selection process. Once the design is completed and installed all plants receive supplemental watering throughout the first year. From the second year and beyond supplemental watering occurs only when necessary to maintain plant health and vigor. Additionally, none of the campus landscape beds have irrigation systems except the annual flower beds which are limited on campus.


The website URL where information about the program or practice is available:
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