got water?…
get ready for World Water Day!

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World Water Day is coming up, so we thought it was time to look at simple ways to save water, without giving up great style! Saving water helps preserve a vital natural resource, conserves energy, and helps protect our waterways as well. And it doesn’t require an all-or-nothing approach;little things can have big impact. Small, every day choices can change the world for the better.  Continue reading

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quick DIY conserves the wet stuff

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Google “water saving tips” and you’re going to get a mind-boggling number of relevant results. We’ve even posted on the topic here. Some of the tips you can find are easy and totally practical for everyday life; others, well… not so much. Today we’re looking at a super simple DIY job that even renters can do that will help you conserve water. Continue reading

saving water…
drought tolerant gardening

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All across the country, the word being tossed around is “drought.” It was an unusual winter, followed by a mild spring and summer is turning out to be a scorcher. Despite recent storms and floods, farmers are prepared for a record dry year. Whether you have your own edible garden, or are just looking to reduce water usage on your ornamental plants, here are a few tips to weathering a drought while keeping your plants happy. Continue reading