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JoJo Water Tanks for Small Gardens

JoJo Slimline water tanks are 750 litres in capacity and ideal for small gardens or where space is limited. Whether you need water tanks for a greywater system, rainwater harvesting or any other reason, we recommend water tanks and other products manufactured by JoJo Tanks; click on the links below for more information. JoJo Tanks South […]

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Landscaping to conserve water

In conjunction with the tips mentioned in the article below, we also recommend rainwater harvesting and greywater irrigation for saving water and money on landscaping. A few rain water tanks or rain barrels for garden irrigation and domestic water uses is a wise investment, especially in South Africa where water scarcity is a very real […]

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How to save money & water on your lawn and landscape

As the article below states, rainwater harvesting and rain water tanks or rain barrels can save as much as 90% of water. Many of the other tips are relevant all over the world, including South Africa. Rain water tanks can store water for other household uses including drinking if properly filtered. Since landscape irrigation increases […]

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Garden & Landscaping Water Conservation Tips

In addition to practising water conservation measures outlined below, why not supplement your water needs by harvesting rainwater?  Rainwater from your rain water tanks is free and is much better for plants when compared to chemical-laden municipal water. Consumers can take steps early in the season to save water and money on their water bills […]

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Why build a Rain Garden?

Raingardens are one of the best landscaping design ideas to come out of Melbourne’s recent drought and water shortage conditions. With more ideas like these, the health of Melbourne’s rivers and creeks is guaranteed to improve. Why is stormwater such a problem for our rivers and creeks? Each year about 500 billion litres of stormwater […]

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Gardening: Think Green!

Going green is a popular trend in today’s society, and for good reason. You see it everyday with reusable bags, electronic banking, and online coupons and sales. There are also ways to be more earth-friendly at home. Here are some tips to “go green” in your garden. There are plenty of things you can do […]

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How to Make a Decorative Pond From Old Tyres

Tyre Ponds are a great little garden feature that can enhance the overall aesthetics and integrated pest management of a site. By inviting biodiversity into the site we can make the system more resilient and attractive which tyre ponds do so elegantly. Here are the steps you need to do in order to create your […]

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‘Rainscaping’ answers storm water runoff problems

Stormwater runoff can quickly drain a homeowner’s wallet. The flooding erodes yards, soaks basements, pollutes streams and wastes a precious resource. But rainscaping — an integrated system of directed water flow and settling basins — can convert those losses into gains by providing new wildlife habitat, beautifying properties and in some cases providing food for […]

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South Africa: Water wise gardening for summer

Johannesburg – It’s been one of the coolest springs on record, but the heat of summer is just around the corner. What should you be doing in the garden this summer?

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