Oh my goodness...I am in LOVE with this experiment idea!!!!! I can't wait until Earth Day and our Lorax unit!!!! :-)

Possible school experiment to show importance of wetlands/riparian zones! This shows the importance of plants in our soil. Plants like trees and grasses help purify ground water. Without them the ground water gets polluted and harder to clean and drink.

Homemade "ollas", to be buried in the garden and filled with water through hole in top.  Water seeps through clay as vegetables draw moisture from soil.  Conserves water and time spent watering!  Link explains how to do.

BOARD: WATER EFFICIENT GARDEN IDEAS Homemade "ollas", to be buried in the garden and filled with water through hole in top. Water seeps through clay as vegetables draw moisture from soil. Conserves water and time spent watering! Link explains how to do.

Clay Pot Irrigation - a simple adaptation of an ancient technique | Permaculture Magazine

CLAY POT WATERING / Want to conserve water but still want to make sure you aren't under-watering your garden? Want to establish a simple greenhouse irrigation system? Clay pot irrigation can save of water without depriving your plants.

Infographic: Surprising facts about global agricultural water use | MNN - Mother Nature Network

Surprising facts about global agricultural water use: Infographic

Professional: Infographic posted by MNN - Mother Nature Network showing the deafening facts regarding global agricultural water usage and how it measures up across the globe.

The best way for Self-Watering Use 2-litre bottles with Aqua Cones to keep your plants and flowers watered. Aqua Cones work with any soil type because they were designed with punch-out holes near the top for sandy soil, near the middle for loam, and near the bottom for heavy soils.  The Aqua Cones collects rain and stores it so that it can provide continuing water to your thirsty plants.

Use your recycled bottles with Aqua Cones to keep your plants and flowers watered. Aqua Cones work with any soil type because they were designed with punch-out holes near the top for sandy. -where the hell do I find an acqua cone?

Southeast Soil and Water Conservation District

Southeast Soil and Water Conservation District

Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District, in cooperation with the Maine Resource and Recovery Association, is offering local residents the opportunity to

Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District, in cooperation with the Maine Resource and Recovery Association, is offering local residents the opportunity to

Many people ponder over how to water a garden. They may struggle over questions such as “how much water should I give my garden” or “how often should I water a garden.” This article will help.

Watering Gardens: Learn How To Water A Garden

Conservation on the Land ideas. Sponsored by Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District

Mulch is great for gardening! It Suppress weeds Keep soil warm in the winter and cool in the summer Conserve moisture - allows for deep and infrequent watering Support and encourage numerous beneficial organisms, such as earthworms, that make soil healthy Eliminate stress in shallow-rooted plants Provide nutrients to the soil and to plants Improve soil structure and drainage

Mulch - for weed control, mulch for water retention, mulch to keep roots warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

Must watch!

Diapers Help Your Plants Grow!

This is genious! If you are bad at remembering to water your plants, Grant Thompson has a great hack for you: just use diapers! In the above video, Thompson shows how you can use any pack of diapers to make “super-absorbent hydro-soil” for your plants.

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