29 billion gallons of water are used in the US each day. Depending on the area and household, some people use from 30% to 60% of their water outside. This water is usually used for watering the lawn. The average family use 320 gallons of water per day. During summer, this number is increased to 1.000 gallons per day. Some families use 3.000 gallons of water per day! This is equivalent like watering the garden 8 hours.
As you can see, we use a lot, in fact too much water. In order to live green and save the water, we must change something. The first step is to realize how much saving water is. Only then, we can start making changes that will have a positive effect on the environment and our bills. The next step is to buy a garden gadget that will save water for us. There are several brands and types of them available on the market. All of them have a sensor and an owner must choose the plants he is watering, so the system can provide the right amount of water those plants need. This means there is no wasted water.
If you have a small garden and you don’t like using aforementioned gadgets, for some reason, you can do this by yourself. This means you must water your plants often, but use less water. Overwatering is the biggest and the most severe mistake. Also, choose plants for your garden that don’t require a lot of water. There are many nice and desert plants that almost don’t need water. All of them will bloom and look nice in your garden.