Top 10 Ways to Conserve Water

Ten simple ways to cut back on water in the garden and yard.

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Water is vital to the life of your garden and yard, yet gardeners often waste this precious resource. Whether your area is suffering from a drought or not, follow these guidelines to cut down on water usage:

water deeply to get the most use of your water1. Deep Watering

Water deeply, making sure to soak the root zone rather than the whole yard.

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2. Native Plants

 

When landscaping, choose native plants that require little or no water beyond what nature provides.

Photo: Christa Neu

More: Native Plants for Vour Region

 
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