How To Be Green Using Water-Wise Irrigation Methods

How To Be Green Using Water-Wise Irrigation Methods

how-to-be-green-with-irrigationMany 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 lots of water, lay a soaker hose. These hoses use up to 70 percent less water than a sprinkler than a sprinkler but still provide water to plants where they need it the most.

Install A Drip Irrigation System –  A system of tubes and valves, a drip irrigation system delivers the right amount of water to each plant. You can attach a timer, as well.

Use A Rain Barrel – Attached to your home’s down-spout, a rain barrel collects the runoff from your roof when it rains. You can then harvest the rainwater for your plants or connect it directly to your irrigation system.

Check Hoses – Maintain your equipment, fix drips and leaks, and replace as soon as needed.

Did You Know That By Using Alumawood For Your Next Sacramento Patio Covers Project You will be going “Green” and helping to save the Earth And Your Pocket Book!

GET $300 OFF YOUR NEXT PROJECT!

Check Out New  Dawn Awning Company

 

Vernon Hayes
New Dawn Awning Company
916.587.1300