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General Outdoor

General Outdoor Tips Wash your car on the lawn and water your grass at the same time. Use a hose nozzle or turn off the water while you wash your car and save up to 100 gallons. Bathe your pets outdoors in an area that needs watering. Fish tank water is full of nutrients and… Continue Reading General Outdoor

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Lawn Tips Adjust the height of your lawn mower to 1.5 to 2 inches, as taller grass holds soil moisture better than short grass. Leaving lawn clippings on your grass cools the ground and holds in moisture. Select a lawn mix that matches your climate and conditions. Aerating your lawn periodically by making holes every… Continue Reading Lawn

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Landscape Tips Use a trowel, shovel, or probe to examine the soil. If the top two to three inches are dry, it’s time to water. Set a timer when using the hose as a reminder to turn it off. Check your sprinkler system frequently and adjust it so only your lawn is watered and not… Continue Reading Landscape

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Pool Tips Pool covers help keep your pool clean, reduce chemical use and prevent water loss through evaporation. Equip your swimming pools, fountains and ponds with recirculating pumps. Check your pool periodically for leaks if you have an automatic refilling device. Reduce or eliminate use of waterfalls and sprays in your pool, as aeration increases… Continue Reading Pool