According to statistics, an average American household uses 320 gallons of water in a day and one third of it is used in irrigation. However, half of this water is wasted due to evaporation, wind or runoff. Inefficient irrigation system also contributes to water wastage.
So are you worried about your rising water bills because of inefficient irrigation system? Here goes a few tips to try out this spring which will help you save money on your water bills.
Drip irrigation waters slowly to the roots of the plants and it will be quickly absorbed. There is no worry of over-watering of plants in drip irrigation system. It is best suited for residential landscapes. Not only does it help you save your water bills, but also ensures an efficient irrigation system if installed properly.
Trees cast shadow to the landscape and help to save water. Therefore, plant more trees that grow faster. River Birch, Tulip Tree, Hybrid Poplar etc. are popular trees that grow fast and look beautiful for your landscape.
If you can install an efficient rainwater harvesting system on place to water your garden, you can save water and apparently money on your water bills. Next time when the rainy season starts, make sure you have a rain barrel installed on place to store the rain water.
When you choose plants for your garden, go for native plants in your location. It requires less maintenance and less water. It is less susceptible to pests and diseases. If you are able to choose the right native plants for your landscape, you need fewer pesticides and less water.
You may be a DIY expert when it comes to gardening and landscape irrigation systems. However, you may not be aware of the professional tips that will help you limit water loss and save money. Therefore, hire the service of an expert in irrigation systems while you install irrigation system.
Concord Tree can help you come up with the best plan for an irrigation system on your landscape. Being a specialist in landscape design and maintenance, Concord Tree offers the right guidance and best services in cost-effective irrigation system. Connect to Concord Tree for free consultation right now. & Call us at 978-567-8733!