Saving water in your garden and yard trims your water bill and saves an increasingly scarce natural resource. A water-efficient landscape can:
- Reduce outdoor water use by 20% to 50%
- Save up to 10,000 gallons a year
- Shave $30 to $70 off the average annual household water bill.
Planting drought-tolerant landscaping is one way to turn off the spigot in your garden. Here are other tips for saving water while growing flora.
- Choose native plants.
- Don't supersize plants.
- Pile on the mulch.
- Make paths porous.
- Lose the lawn.
- Put thirsty plants together.
- Plant and water when it's cool.
- Build a berm.
- Follow the sun.
- Create the illusion of water.
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