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Water Saving Tips
According to the Association of California Water Agencies , outdoor water usage makes up more than 50% of residential use in California. Below are some tips and tricks to spread your gallons farther.
- Mulch around your plants. This can help slow evaporation and trap moisture in for your plant.
- Put a bucket in the shower while you're waiting for the water to warm up, and use the water you catch for watering plants.
- Instead of watering for one 10 minute cycle switch to a few 3 minute cycles to allow the water to soak into the ground and reduce your chance of runoff.