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How I Do It: The Importance of Implementing Water Budgets

Water efficiency in the landscape should be a critical consideration when designing, installing and maintaining your client’s property. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, during the week of Aug. 23, 2022, 46.91 percent of the United States is experiencing moderate to exceptional drought conditions. Meanwhile, 99.76 percent of California is experiencing moderate to exceptional drought […]

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Why Smart Landscape Companies Care About Water Conservation

Is your company actively seeking ways to conserve water on the properties you serve?According to the EPA, on average, 70 percent of total water usage on a commercial or residential property comes from exterior water use, mostly landscape irrigation. They also estimate that due to inefficiency and poor practices, 50 percent is wasted. In addition […]

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Pacific Landscape Management Puts Water Conservation at the Forefront

Bob Grover says that he knows the landscape industry sometimes gets a bad rap when it comes to environmental consciousness. But the president of Pacific Landscape Management in Portland, Oregon, believes most people get into the industry because of a love for nature — and being outdoors. That was certainly the case for him and […]

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