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Saving water

Hello.  I live on the south coast and we are having severe drought problems.  I use water carefully and save rain in two rain butts, but I have one question.  Can I use washing-up water on my garden?  I'd be intersted to know if anyone else has tried this.


  • AliPAliP Posts: 64

    Yes, as long as it doesn't have any strong detergents in it then just let it cool and use it on your garden.  You could start using a biodegradable washing up liquid like Ecover if you want to make sure you're not putting any nasty's on the garden. I've recently posted a blog on the saving water if you want to check it out as it's something all us gardeners are interested in.

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