Top 10 Ways to Conserve Water

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


5. Drip Irrigation

Use watering methods such as drip irrigation or soaker hoses to reduce evaporation by directing water to plant roots.

Extra: Beginner's Guide to Drip Irrigation

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6. Intensive Planting


Closely space plants in your raised vegetable garden, so there is less area to water (make sure to provide enough room for root development).

Photo: Christa Neu