Wise watering in your yard and garden

Michigan has some of the best fresh water resources in the country. Be sure your gardening practices contribute to keeping our water supply abundant and clean. Here is information about wise water use to raise healthy plants in your garden and yard. 

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  • How to conserve water in your home and yard (WQ16)
  • Irrigation Practices to Preserve Water Quality (E0009TURF)
  • Managing Yard Waste to Preserve Water Quality (E0012TURF)
  • What is Groundwater? (WQ35)
  • Managing Shoreline Property to Protect Water Quality (WQ52)