Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

Shorter Showers, New Technology Can Save on Water Use

Have you ever wondered how much water you use every time you take a shower? It's worth thinking about.

Tree Planting Grants Available in Connection with ReTree Week

Free trees for fall planting are available to Nebraska communities in time to celebrate ReTree Week, Sept. 22-28.

Fall a Good Time to Divide Perennials

Garden perennials, such as purple coneflower, tall sedum and garden phlox add color and beauty to any landscape.

Late September a Good Time to Over-Seed Lawns

With the weather getting colder, September is a good time to start preparing lawns for the changing season, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln extension educator said.

The Acreage — Managing a Large Landscape

Managing an urban landscape can be enough of a challenge for many homeowners. When the landscape is several times larger, even the smallest decisions have broader consequences.

UNL "Raising Our H2O IQ" at Husker Harvest Days

Those attending Husker Harvest Days Sept. 10-12 can immerse themselves in all things water with University of Nebraska research and extension experts.

Several Steps Can Reduce Water Use Inside Home

Every day people use water not only for drinking and cooking, but for bathing, cleaning and many other purposes.

Late-summer Blooming Trees Are Welcome Additions to Landscape

As the heat of summer wears on, the majority of our trees offer the welcome relief of shade, but that's about it.