Tag: water conservation

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 9

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 9 Plant in the fall when conditions are cooler and rainfall is more plentiful.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 8

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent   Tip # 8 Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Compost vegetable food waste instead and save gallons every time.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tips 6 & 7

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 6 Choose shrubs and groundcovers instead of turf for hard-to-water areas such as steep slopes and isolated strips.   Tip # 7 Install covers on pools and… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 5

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 5 Run your clothes washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 4

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent   Tip # 4 Adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house, sidewalk, or street.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 3

Tip # 3 Some refrigerators, air conditioners and ice-makers are cooled with wasted flows of water. Consider upgrading with air-cooled appliances for significant water savings.      Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tips 1 & 2

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent   Tip # 1 There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.   Tip # 2 When washing dishes by hand, don’t… Read More

The Green Scene “August”

Being Green:  Learn to Preserve Food I have had such fun teaching people this spring and summer the basics of how to safely preserve food through small “canning parties” held in homes, church kitchens or at the Extension… Read More