As Weather Gets Warmer, Here Are 6 Tips to Save Water on Your Lawn and Gardens

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Discussion posted by: David McNamara

It’s perhaps a bizarre and somewhat arrogant habit we humans have developed; surrounding our houses with a plant species that isn’t native, doesn’t produce food, and usually requires expensive and sometimes unsustainable amounts of water to keep alive. We’re talking about lawns, of course; and because 2019 was one of the hottest summers on record, here are some useful tips to getting the most out of your lawn while saving yourself the most money on water and minimizing your impact on local water resources. Wherever you are in the world, there are plants that have adapted to grow and thrive in the soil and climate you reside in.