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Water Wise Gardening Tips

  • Tip # 1 – Water-wise gardening is often referred to as low water use or xeriscape gardening.
  • Tip # 2 – Use drip irrigation and/or soaker hoses.
  • Tip # 3 – Water in the early morning.
  • Tip # 4 – Use timers or moisture sensors to control when you water.
  • Tip # 5 – Do not over water. Check with your water provider to see if they do water audits for yards.
  • Tip # 6 – Improve your soil by having it tested and add mulch to help retain water and control weeds.
  • Tip # 7 – Look on the plant tags to find out water needs.
  • Tip # 8 – Reduce turf areas.
  • Tip # 9 – Turn off water timers after a rain until plants are in need of water again.
  • Tip # 10 – Group plants wisely according to water needs.