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Tips for Conserving Water in Your Lawn and Garden

By: Tricia Craven Worley

Take the following steps to conserve water in your lawn or garden:

  • Raise the height of your lawn mower 2” so it requires less water during a drought.
  • Check hose connections to be sure they aren’t leaking.
  • Use a shut-off control on your hose when watering.
  • Clean sidewalks and driveways with a broom instead of washing down with a hose.
  • Apply mulch in your gardens and landscape to help retain moisture.


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  • Jackie Johnson Says:
    March 6th, 2018 at 9:05 am

    When frosts gets on your roses, azaleas etc, can they be hosed off before the sun hits them or the day temps raise to keep the frost from hurting them? Our weather predicts frost with temps from 28 to30 degrees tonight and tomorrow night


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Tips for Conserving Water in Your Lawn and Garden