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Water Efficient Gardens
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The most important aspect to a water efficient garden is good garden design. The right garden design will depend a lot upon where you live, by taking into consideration your location and climate you can make smart plant selections. Couple this with water saving technologies and you can then enjoy a great garden all year round. Below are some general water saving tips for the garden;

Use plants that are native to your area.

Incorporate groupings of plants that have similar watering requirements.

Limit the amount of lawn and use a lawn type that is adapted and suitable for your climate.

Water the base of plants rather than their leaves. Dripper systems are great at delivering water in this manner.
Water your garden in the cool of the day (morning and evenings). If you are watering in the hot part of the day a lot of water will be lost via evaporate.

Eco Garden
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