Conserving water in lawnWith above normal temperatures in many parts of the country, water may become a precious resource this summer. It’s n0t too early to think about taking ways to conserve water. Here are some tips.

Water deep a couple of times a week versus a little bit each day. This approach maximizes water in the soil and gives plants a source of nutrition close to the roots.

Use mulch in garden areas to help keep the soil moist and hold the moisture in for plants.

Raise your lawn mower blade to help keep lower grass shaded.

Check  out this video for a review of these tips and some additional ways to conserve water.

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