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How Water and Weather Affect Your Yard

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Quenching Your Yard's Thirst

Be in the know about water and your yard this season







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2/3 of the country was in drought in 2012, the most ever recorded.1

36 states anticipate local, regional or statewide water shortages, even under
non-drought conditions.2








Watering At Home


Depending on region, homeonwners use between 30%-70% of their water outdoors.3

1/2 of the water we use outdoors is wasted due to inefficient watering methods (evaporation, wind runoff, plant types).4









Wasting Time & Energy


People spend on average 73 hours a year maintaining their lawns - watering being a main focus of time and energy.












A Water Efficient Solution


Pennington® Smart Seed ® stays green for up to three weeks without water and requires 30% less water year after year versus ordinary seed.

By utilizing seed that requires less water, lawns are more resilient and easier to maintain.



Sources: 1NOAA, 2,3,4EPA, 5BLS