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Water Matters

MHI: What should a homeowner do to save on watering costs? What are easy ways to cut down on lawn care?

RHP: Go native. Native plants require less water to get established and need less maintenance. That is an easy one. Plant lawns that don't require constant mowing and plant more perennial beds and grasses that typically can establish themselves without lots of hands-on care.