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According to the EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency), “the average American family uses 320 gallons of water per day, about 30 percent of which is devoted to outdoor uses. More than half of the outdoor water is used for watering lawns and gardens. Nationwide, landscape irrigation is estimated to account for nearly one-third of all residential water use, totaling nearly 9 billion gallons per day.”

The world is experiencing an extensive drought and we all need to participate in the conservation of water. Conserving water is a key step you can take to preserve our environment and keep money in your wallet! Our friends at the Mindful Living Network offer these great tips to start conserving water in your garden today!