Save money watering your lawn and garden plants early in the
morning. If you water in the heat of the day, you can lose water through
evaporation. Watering in the evening, in most climates, can cause
plants to rot or mold.
Exercise thrift by not wasting
water in the house. If it takes a long time to bring up the hot water from
your faucet, keep an empty water jug nearby to save the cold water. You
can also catch rain water from your downspouts and use it to water plants.
Here are more frugal tips to save money
watering your garden.
a drip hose to water your garden.
- Use a heavy layer of mulch so
plants require less watering.
- When going on vacation,
use empty milk jugs to water sensitive plants. Punch a few small holes in
the milk jug and then fill them up with water and place them next to your
plants. The water will slowly leak out and water them while you are gone.