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Tips for Making Your Landscape Water Efficient

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Tue, May, 27, 2014 @ 20:05 PM

Corona Tools LandscapechatSummer is upon us which means for many of us, hot and dry is in our landscape's forecast. Over the next several months, folks will start adding more time to their watering systems and adding more in bills to their local water agency.  So this year, make your landscape more water efficient, using less water while still enjoying the all the beauty and tranquility that landscapes provide.  It's our Water Wednesday topic on #Landscapechat and the we have tips from the experts who can help.

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Join @CoronaTools and #landscapechat partner @EwingIrrigation Laura Ory, Social Media + Digital Strategist for Ewing Irrigation for this week's topic: Water Efficient Landscapes. The live chat begins Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT, where we come together with green industry experts and fellow landscaping peeps each week to discuss all things related to landscape, since 2011.  

Discussion Overview

Plant Selection - Learn why choosing the right plants for your landscape can have a big impact on your water usage. 

Know the Zone - Understand why it's important to group plants together with the same water needs as those around them.

Cutting Back - Discover how pruning back your plants can help save you water in your landscape during the Summer heat. 

Summer Lawn Care - Hear some great tips about Summer lawn care that can help reduce your watering needs in the landscape.

Lawn Alternatives - Discuss some alternatives to lawn that could have some lasting benefits to your landscape (and your wallet) all year long. 

Join the Conversation

Corona Tools Landscapechat

Join us for this information-rich topic live on Twitter! Just sign in, search for #landscapechat and tweet using the hashtag. You're tweets will appear in the live tweet stream and you will be part of the conversation.

If you do miss the live chat, you can still access the complete Storify transcript, available 24/7 following the live chat.  It includes include all the information and links shared during the discussion.

Maximizing the effciency in your landscape isn't just for areas that are in hot an dry locations.  These water efficient practices are fundamentals that should be applied to any landscape and can help reduce our water needs and water supplies.  If you have an outdoor garden or landscape, then this Water Wednesday's #Landscapechat will be an hour of information and tips that you won't want to miss! Come and join us!

Topics: #Landscapechat, Ewing Irrigation, pruning, Summer, watering, Lawn Care

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