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50% Water Use Reduction by Saying Goodbye Lawn

Rain on Verbascum Leaf

What’s the water savings of a low water California English (Calish?) Cottage Garden? 50%. Yep, I’d say the landscape rebate program works. More about that in a minute. First, here are the stats: May 2013 Water Usage: 7 CCF — 180 Gallons/Day May 2015 Water Usage: 4 CCF — 98 Gallons/Day That’s a 50% overall reduction in water usage, even after adding another adult to the household (Welcome home, Fabulous Son!). During May 2014, the lawn was being sheet mulched, we weren’t watering, […]

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