Posts tagged with «water conservation»

4 Ways to Drought-Proof Your Garden and Stay Green when it’s Dry

While big areas of the country are buried in snow right now, other places are suffering serious water shortages. California is in the middle of the worst drought in state history, and scientists fear that more of the same may be on the horizon. Even mild droughts can wreak havoc on your garden, and water conservation is crucial during more severe shortages. But you don’t have to grow only cacti to keep from winding up […]

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Water Your Garden, Save Money and Live Green with a Rain Barrel!

We all need to water our lawns and gardens sometimes to keep them green and healthy, especially during a dry summer. But if you just reach for the garden hose when your lawn and garden are thirsty, you’re spending more on your water bill than you need to. Many of your neighbors use rain barrels as an inexpensive, environmentally-friendly way to keep their plants healthy. Read on to find out how to try a rain […]

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