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Water Wisely

7/9/2008 1:19:51 PM

Tags: sprinklers, lawns, save water, water wisely, lawn care

Most urban and suburban homesteaders have yet to abandon their lush green lawns in favor of native plantings or veggie patches. In fact the National Geographic Green Guide tip of the week reports that "lawns are the single largest irrigated crop in America, covering 128,000 square kilometers--three times the surface area the U.S. corn crop covers."

Read the Green Guide tip, "Be a Stickler with your Sprinkler" to learn how you can conserve water while maintaining your lawn.

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