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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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Save water with xeriscape landscaping

Xeriscaping is a method of garden design that involves choosing of plants that can be maintained with little supplemental watering.

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Plan for Greener Landscaping

If you’re trying to make your landscape more sustainable, one important thing to do is to reduce the size of your lawn and add more native plants, trees and shrubs. If you’re trying to make your landscape more sustainable, one important thing to do is to reduce the size of your lawn and add more […]

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Xeriscaping – The Art of Sustainable Landscaping

INFORMATION ON XERISCAPING FROM THE BOARD OF WATER SUPPLY: Xeriscaping is the newest tool in water management—coined in the American southwest, the term describes an innovative and creative means of conserving water through the landscape. Because an estimated 50 percent of water consumption in the average single-family home is used outdoors, xeriscaping offers an ideal […]

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Eco-friendly Landscaping

Ways to ‘green’ your lawn and reduce its consumption of fresh water The above video is sure to make you re-think your ideas about lawn. The dependence and amount of water that domestic grass lawns use is usually only noticed when there are droughts and/or water restrictions in place.  There are certain grass species and […]

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