How to Practice Eco-Friendly Water Gardening in Summer

| 5/4/2016 3:39:51 PM

There is something about the gentle flow of water that is soothing to the soul. If you’ve been thinking about adding a water garden to your yard this summer, you can’t go wrong with a small pond and even a waterfall.

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Photo by Pawel Bukowski

However, if you’re trying to create an eco-friendly environment, which most gardeners are, then you’ll want to follow these tips to conserve water and energy — as well as to make sure your plants are fed naturally, and algae and weeds are kept out without harsh chemicals or poisons.

Solar Energy Savings

One easy way to create a more eco-friendly water garden is to use solar power for things like landscaping lights, pumps and other equipment. Although you might pay a little more for the solar equipment up front, over time it will pay for itself in energy savings.

You’ll also know you’re doing something positive to reduce your carbon footprint. While you will have to replace batteries occasionally, overall, you’ll see a significant savings in energy costs required to run water garden equipment — and you’ll be doing the environment a favor by using a clean energy source.

5/10/2016 6:34:50 AM

All the points have been mentioned inn detail . For making garden eco-friendly certain points to be kept in mind like harvesting rainwater, making compost from kitchen scraps and many more. If you are newbie in gardening then take help of professionals like gardening northside( for making your garden more eco-friendly and pleasant .