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Monday, April 13, 2015

Early Bird Garden Tips


As Leonardo da Vinci once said, “Water is the driver of nature.”  So let’s tackle that number one water guzzler right off the bat. 

1) If you water your lawn frequently, it actually becomes less drought-tolerant. Do you remember this tip shared earlier in the month? Improve your soil and make conscious efforts to reduce your chemical and water usage. And when seeding or reseeding your lawn, use varieties that are drought, disease and insect resistant.
2) Water early in the AM.
3) Use drip irrigation whenever possible.
4) When watering with a hose, irrigate the roots, not the foliage. Avoid overhead irrigation use. This can cause diseases with your crop and plants.
5) Use mulch to keep the soil cool and moist.
6) Remember to plant native and drought-tolerant materials as part of your mix. 
 
A perfect sunny spot combo 

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Check in for your daily share's worth of garden inspiration, landscape architecture and design tips; always original, not cookie cutter and copied. Just like our design work, we strive for unique! We invite you to contact Bilowz Associates, Inc., or to browse our portfolios. Like our Facebook follow on Twitter or subscribe to the blog to receive posts daily via email or a feed. You can follow with visuals on Pinterest and find us on LinkedIn and Houzz, too.  You can also find us back on our Google+ Business Page. (Landscape architects/Landscape Design/serving Massachusetts and New England.) Visit our landscape architectural design firm's website where creating design with balance and harmony is our story. http://www.bilowzassociates.com/

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