Plant Trees to Save Water

January 1, 2018 admin 0

ANDREA CONNELL – All farming/gardening practices demand that we have a water management plan. It is not as simple as turning on a hose anymore; it may not even be as simple as drawing water from a pond or any other natural source. Fresh, clean, uncontaminated water supply is rapidly becoming a scarce and precious resource. It needs to be managed carefully and thoughtfully in every garden design and indeed in every household. We need […]

11 Tips for Securing Our Water

January 1, 2018 admin 0

 Don’t bathe, shower. Fill the sink, don’t run the tap. If it’s yellow let it mellow. Even low-volume toilets use huge amounts of water. Don’t rinse dishes: dishwashers can handle them  using much less water. Water lawn and garden judiciously, leave hardier plants to wait out dry spells. Collect downspout rainwater in drums for watering. Use downspout extensions to divert water away from sewers. Avoid pesticides; use salt sparingly, if at all. Substances used on […]