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Rainwater Harvesting – An Introduction

Rainwater Harvesting – An Introduction

On the Urban Rain Systems website, rainwater harvesting is defined as a process in which rainwater that falls onto a roof surface is collected and stored to be used at a later time. By harvesting and using rainwater we are not only reducing our monthly water bills,...

EXLGel Step-by-Step

EXLGel Step-by-Step

Using EXLGel in flower beds, potted plants and  hanging baskets improves plant life while saving water - a win-win situation for your plants (and for you!) It can be used in two ways; wet and dry. Dry Application Mix granules with potting soil or dig into existing...

Savvy Plants

Savvy Plants

Folks say that one should go the local route, and although it is true that there is no region in this country that does not have its own endemic plants, the question arises whether they are easy to find in a local nursery. Here is a selection of plants for a...

6 Top water-saving tips for the garden

6 Top water-saving tips for the garden

Time to become a water-saving warrior with a flourishing garden full of happy plants. Hydro zone Group plants together according to their water requirements into 1-drop, 2-drop, 3-drop and no-drop zones – the latter including hard surfaces such as permeable paving and...