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#TBT: They don’t make garden hose advertisements like this anymore.

StateLibQld 1 49792 Advertisement for Dunlop garden hoses

In 1914, Australians apparently took their yard work very seriously.

This ad for Dunlop Garden Hoses as seen on Wikipedia takes us back to a different time in fashion. But it also reminds us of two points relevant today.

First, if you have a lawn or garden and water them regularly, consider rain barrels for water reuse.

Also, if you are a NEORSD customer and homeowner consuming more water in the summer for pools, washing cars, or other uses, you can sign up for our Summer Sprinkling program that may help you lower your bills.

And now, back to 1914:

You’re welcome.