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9 Wasteful Yard Care Habits and How to Kick Them

Summer means balmy weather, longer evenings and a more leisurely pace of life. If you'd love to sit back and enjoy your garden but are too busy planting, weeding and watering, it's time to stop. Take …

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World Groups Encourage Governments To Utilize Rainwater

In case you weren't aware, March 20-26 is World Water Week, and all week long, people have been writing blog posts and organizing events to help inform others about issues of water availability, conta…

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Harvest Rain with Solar Power

In theory, harvesting rain is easy: you just put out a bucket or barrel, and wait for the clouds to gather. But then you've just got...a big barrel of water. Putting the rainwater to efficient use onc…

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Water-Saving Rain Barrels

Water: that precious resource, covering three-quarters of our planet. Its easy to take it for granted, but now and then were reminded of how much we all depend on it whether by a well that is fai…

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Save Water With a Homemade Rain Barrel

Gardening season is here! Whether you're growing edibles, flowers, or anything in between, those plants are bound to be thirsty as temperatures heat up. A rain barrel is a great way to keep your…

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