Conservation

WORCESTER GARDEN CLUB

Top Eight Things You Can Do In Your
Yard To Protect Your Water

  1. Limit use of fertilizer and pesticides.
  2. Plant native vegetation.
  3. Redirect rooftop runoff to vegetated areas or collect in rain barrels.
  4. Dispose of pet waste properly.
  5. Carefully choose where to wash your car and properly maintain vehicles.
  6. Use no-phosphate dishwashing detergents.
  7. Dispose of or recycle chemicals properly.
  8. Reduce paved surfaces.