Let's face it, if you're a homeowner like me, you definitely want the best looking lawn in the neighborhood.  My dream is to one day, be on the cover of Better Homes and Gardens magazine.

Better Homes and Gardens is the fourth best selling magazine in the United States.  So needless to say, my work is cut out for me to have the best looking lawn and garden.

Courtesy of the Lansing State Journal

1.  Water plants at their roots, not their leaves.

2.  Let grass grow to at least two inches high to provide shade and prevent water from evaporating.

3.  Use a rain barrel to collect water;  you can also divert rainwater to your plants with gutters and downspouts.  Click on the above link for more.