Lawn watering tips 1

What you can do to save water and have a green lawn

  • If you are building a new home or laying new sod, be sure there is at least 6 inches of topsoil beneath the sod.
  • Test your soil and consider adding compost as organic material. It will dramatically increase the absorption of water.
  • Follow the Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense guidelines for landscaping:  Limit the amount of turf you plant, don’t plant grass on steep slopes, don’t install ornamental water features.

For information, go to:
Environmental Protection Agency WaterSense program

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