Spend less time with a hose and more time enjoying your garden with these tips for low-maintenance greenery.
Use mulch liberally. Bruce Hinckley suggests 3 inches of fine-grained mulch (not the big, chunky stuff) to help conserve water in the garden. It helps prevent weeds and quick evaporation and will absorb water from those lovely summer showers. Remember to let mulch layers decompose before adding new mulch.
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