|1. Plan and design...||for water conservation and beauty from the start.|
|2. Create practical turf areas...||
of manageable sizes, shapes and appropriate grasses.
|3. Group plants of similar water needs together...||then experiment to determine how much and how often to water for the site.|
|4. Consider using soil amendments...||
like compost or manure.
|5. Consider using mulches...||such as woodchips, especially in high and moderate watering zones.|
|6. Irrigate efficiently...||with properly designed systems (including hose-end equipment), and by applying the right amount of water at the right time.|
|7. Maintain the landscape appropriately...||by mowing, pruning, and fertilizing properly..|
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