Archive for March 2013
Use a Rain Gauge to Measure Water Usage
Buy a rain gauge to track how much rain or irrigation your yard receives. A rain gauge is one of the most important tools in your home landscape. With it, you can properly manage lawn and garden watering. Summer showers are often spotty and unpredictable. The only way to know how much rain we’re getting…Read More
Water to Thaw Food: Are you Wasting Water?
Don’t use running water to thaw food While running water to thaw is one proper way of doing it, it is also the most wasteful. There are other ways of thawing food that would be a whole lot less wasteful. If you have time, put your food in the refrigerator at 41F or below. If…Read More