Watering Wisely in the Garden

By rsweets@tds.net (Robin Sweetser) Let’s explore some smart ways to save water in the garden.

An inch of water a week, is that too much to ask for? It doesn’t seem like much but that is the optimum amount for growing most vegetables and ornamentals. If you spread that inch of water out over a 10X10 foot space it equals 62 gallons!

The National Drought Mitigation Center reports that right now 44% of the country is experiencing conditions that are abnormally dry or worse.

What’s a gardener to do, especially when some areas… more

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