How much water is my garden getting? 0According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American household uses 30 percent of its water outdoors—amounting to almost 8 billion gallons each day! And during a hot summer, a single household’s outdoor water use can increase to 70 percent. It gets worse because about 50 percent of that outdoor water is wasted due to inefficient watering practices. It doesn't have to be that way. You can have beautiful landscaping and be more responsible while supplying adequate water to support your growing plants. It only takes a few extra turns of the spigot to tighten up your water usage, and we can show you how!
This article will cover water use and management concepts to help you understand how to use your resources to support an attractive landscape while protecting the environment. Let’s take a closer look.