On News Channel 10 with
Marion Gold, URI
CE GreenShare Coordinator and Director of the Cooperative
Extension Education Center
conservation techniques -- Davisville
Filmed at the Davisville Demonstration
this segment airs
October 9, 2004 and features information on
sustainable landscape options for a residential home
landscape that conserve water.
the segment, Plant Pro Marion
Gold is joined by URI Cooperative Extension Water
Alyson McCann. Topics include the use of rain
barrels to capture and store roof runoff, the use of rain
soaker hose, and mulched beds of sustainable plants
to conserve water.
also include the use of permeable
paving options in areas that
hard to maintain in lawn, and a lawn
sustainable grass mixes that require less water.
barrels are used to capture roof runoff. The water is
gravity fed to a soaker hose that waters mulched perennial
beds of sustainable and drought tolerant plants. visit
our Davisville Demonstration
site to learn
Pro, Marion Gold and URI CE Water Quality Program Coordinator,
Alyson McCann, discuss a crushed stone walkway that replaced
difficult to maintain lawn area between existing perennial
beds, as well as lawn renovation that included sustainable,
drought tolerant grass species. Visit our Davisivlle
Demonstration site to learn more.
importance of using a rain gauge to measure rainfall
and schedule irrigation applications was addressed.
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