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Beating The Hot Sun: Water Conservation And The Perfect Yard


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, home, garden, conservation, water, protection )

Cher
- 579 days ago - greenerideal.com
We all want the perfect yard. You know, the one that looks like it deserves to be featured in a magazine spread. The one yard that cars slow always slow down for and neighbors talk and ask about. Yards that are full of plush green grass, flowers



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Frans Badenhorst (560)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 6:36 am
this is very useful, thanks Cher.......I found that drip irrigation works very well over here in a hot climate, conserves a lot of water, also easy to utilize for the plant .....

http://dripirrigation.org/

thanks for this post my friend
 

Debra Tate (17)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 9:50 am
Thank you!
 

Jude Hand (59)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 12:44 pm
Noted and emailed.
 

Birgit W. (152)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 1:36 pm
No lawn, and cover all your ground with perennials, and cover the ground with mulch. This keeps your soil moist.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 3:45 pm
If they're native to your environment, consider those 'creeper' grass types like zoysia that need little or no watering, and use strained wash water from bath and shower to irrigate when needed along with roof and driveway runoff.
 

Inge Bjorkman (147)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 12:04 am
A great idea by Birgit W, (66) has tested this for many years with good results
Love
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 5:00 am
Noted.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 12:12 pm
Thank you.
 

Joan McAllister (1064)
Friday May 24, 2013, 12:03 am
Noted. Thanks Cher
 

Carol H. (229)
Friday May 24, 2013, 4:21 pm
thank you Cher, noted
 

Nancy Black (304)
Friday May 24, 2013, 8:38 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, tweeted, shared. A little bit of knowledge and work can do miracles for a yard.
 

Winn Adams (204)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 7:45 am
Thanks
 
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