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How To Be Green Using Water-Wise Irrigation Methods

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How To Be Green Using Water-Wise Irrigation Methods Many gardeners water by hand with a hose or set up a sprinkler and let it run, but there are more water-wise and time-efficient methods that will deliver water directly to your plants and save you time. USE A SOAKER HOSE – ¬†Instead of spraying and wasting […]

How To Be Green With A New-Fangled Toilet

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HOW TO BE GREEN WITH A NEW-FANGLED TOILET Changing your inefficient toilet to one that uses less water can save up to $2,000 for a family of four over the lifetime of the toilet. In addition to the water flushed with routine use, toilets are often the culprits for leaks and other wastefulness. When it’s […]

Save Water, Protect Your Plants From Freezing, Save Money!

How to save water, money and protect your plants from freezing It’s simple, when there’s ¬†layer of mulch on top of your garden, it helps lock in moisture that would otherwise evaporate, reduces the weed population, and enriches your soil by retaining water. During cold seasons, it can protect more delicate plants from freezing temperatures. […]

3 Tips To Watering Wisely – Saving the Planet And Your Wallet!

Here Are 3 Tips For Watering Wisely Watering Wisely Tip #1. Water The Soil, Not The Leaves – Instead of spraying your plants all over, use a water-breaker nozzle at the end of your hose and aim at the plants’ root area so the soil can drink deeply. Watering Wisely Tip #2. Water In The […]

6 Green Tips For Washing Clothes

Here are 6 environment-saving tips for cleaning your clothes that will also save some money Green Tip #1. LOWER THE LEVEL – Your controls on your machine will often let you use lower water levels. In some newer machines, the ability to analyze the load automatically while using just enough water is a great money […]