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Quick Quiz!

Date: 03-Dec-08

Over the summer holidays, Australians put a lot of time, effort and water into their gardens.  There are lots of simple ways to keep your water use down and still maintain a beautiful garden.

Applying mulch to your soil can reduce evaporation by how much?

A) 12 %

B) 19 %

C) 35 %

D) 73 %

Send your answer to by 15th December to go into the draw to win a Christmas Hamper from Planet Ark loaded with green goodies*:

‘Greeniology' by Tanya Ha, Varta Charge ‘N' Go battery recharger and rechargeable batteries, six-pack of CFLs from Philips, ‘The Little Green Guide', Planet Ark re-usable bag, Aware laundry powder and six-pack of Safe toilet paper.

Gardening with low water use

Mulching your garden beds, diverting grey water from the house and laundry and choosing low-water plants are some of many ways to reduce your water use in the garden.

For other ways to keep water use down over the summer months and to download a Grey Water Kit, visit

*Competition open to Australian residents only.

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