Welcome to another edition of AGL Weekly, where we round up the most interesting stories from the week.
In this edition, we share a couple major announcements regarding climate change, tips to lowering your water bill month after month, and how artificial grass can save money for commercial properties.
Bolivia’s Second Largest Lake Dries Out
It’s a tangible result of increasing temperatures around the globe, which scientists say can be attributed to a combination of El Niño, climate change, and mismanagement of water. It’s still not clear if the lake can ever recover.
Cacti In the Garden Can Help Reduce Your Water Bill
Planting cacti and other succulent plants has become a popular topic for property owners interested in maintaining a garden. Succulent plants have developed a thicker skin, which allows them to thrive with less water.
Take a look at this article if you’re interested in adding cacti to your garden, as it can help reduce your water bill dramatically month after month.
How to Protect Your Landscaping from Rain
For homeowners who have adapted to the ongoing drought by installing drought-tolerant landscaping, heavy bursts of rain can become an issue. Landscaping designed to withstand arid climates aren’t always prepared for sudden rain showers, which can result in flooding and materials washing away.
Artificial grass may be designed to drain efficiently, but not all drought tolerant landscaping is prepared. Take a look and let us know if you have any questions!
2015 Was the Hottest Year In Recorded History
Despite some attempting to reduce their carbon footprint, the rising temperature around the planet reveal we need to do more to cut back. If you’re skeptical about climate change, just take a look at the video NASA put together, which reveals the rising temperature since 1880.
It’s a little scary.
How Artificial Grass Saves Money at Commercial Properties
Maintaining the health and appearance of your landscaping can mean the difference between attracting tenants. Whether yo’re managing a mall, apartment complex, or other commercial property, you may find artificial grass provides the type of savings you’re looking for this year.
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We hope you enjoyed this edition of AGL Weekly and we look forward to connecting with you.