Conserving water is important for the planet and for everyone living on it. By making the most use out of water and planting the most well adapted plants, you can foster a lovely and environmentally friendly landscaped yard.

environmentally friendly backyard

Early Morning Watering..

In order to maximize the amount of water that your grass and garden absorbs, water your garden early in the morning. Avoid watering grass at night as this can cause fungus growth in your plants. Instead of constantly using water from the hose, make use of rain barrels to collect rainwater. This is an easy way to create a source of irrigation for your grass and garden without using excess water.

Plant Selection..

You can also reduce the amount of watering you have to do by planting more plants and trees that are native to Alberta. These plants are designed to grow in our climate, and will require less extensive care. Along with this, having less grass and more trees means less surface watering needs to be done. It’s a good idea to plant deciduous trees in order to provide shade to your grass.

Proper Renovations..

If you’re thinking about renovating your driveway, keep in mind that porous materials allow water to flow into your yard instead of running off onto the road. This will allow for the maximization of water absorption into your yard. When you can, wash your car on the grass rather than on the driveway.

Following these tips will ensure that you make the most out of your yard without hurting the environment. Making the most out of water will allow you to make your Calgary custom backyard beautiful, as well as a healthy planet that can be enjoyed for generations to come!

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