10 New Year's Resolutions for the Gardener
Growing #goals to strive for this year in your home garden
Sunset Magazine offers 10 New Year’s Resolutions for the Gardener and gives lots of practical tips to make them happen. Here are the first two:
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1 of 10 Amy Dickerson
Using only non-toxic, earth-friendly remedies for weed-, pest-, and disease-control in your garden is number one on our list for a reason. By choosing chemical-free natural solutions, you are keeping everyone, right down to the beneficial critters, and everything, like our waterways, protected and healthy.
2 of 10 Thomas J. Story
Hack Your Watering
It’s almost ingrained in our brains to save water, but sometimes our gardens have a life of their own: irrigation leaks, broken pipes, faulty timers. Now is a good time to regain control of your water usage (and water bill) by inspecting your irrigation system for trouble. And if you happen to water by hand, we’re here to break it to you that it’s unfortunately not an efficient, reliable or effective method. Consider installing an irrigation system. A “smart” one is designed to increase water-delivery efficiency and reduce water waste.