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Ten things you need when landscaping


1.  A design plan

2. The right plants and trees with climate.

3. Plants need to be grouped in the same irrigation zone.

4. The plants need to be spaced from one another.

5. Exposures that reduce unneeded maintenance.

6. Use  Larger growing spaces for small, plants and trees.

7. Drip irrigation for plants and trees.

8. A spray system that covers the entire lawn efficiently and uniformly, and a low volume drip system for deep-rooted plants.

9. An irrigation clock with multiple programs that allows watering in 1 – minute increments.

10. Make sure you meet all local codes and ordinances.

English: Drip irrigation uses a series of pipe...

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Time to Bundle up with saving on your power bills


Lux Products' Model TX900TS Touch Screen Therm...

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Set your thermostat between 65* and 68*F  and your nighttime temperature at a lower setting. For each degree you lower the thermostat you can save about 1% on your gas bill.

Regular change or clean air filters as required. Heating units use less energy and work more efficiently when filters are not clogged or dirty.

To prolong the life of your furnace and decrease energy usage, have your furnace checked by a licensed contractor

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