Gardening doesn’t have to be complicated, but there are a few things that you have to have to make it work. You have to have plants or seeds, a place for them to grow, and also water and sunlight. You can use municipal water for your garden, but the downside of that is it doesn’t […]
Depending on where you live a drought can be old news or take you by surprise. See how we dealt with our unexpected drought this year and take away some helpful tips!
In the spring of 2010, asked my friend, Bob, who does handyman work, to help build some rain barrels. I had actually acquired two food grade 55 gallon drums from the meat shop just a couple miles down the road shortly after we moved here, but they had been living in my greenhouse waiting patiently […]
Saving water is a great way to cut down on your water bill. (Use that extra money to buy some more chickens!). There are lots of great reasons to save water. Many areas are in long term droughts and water is expensively being brought in from long distances. Perhaps you are preparing to move to […]
Before we start I’d like to thank The Rain Barrel Depot for sending me two of these kits! Gene has been so helpful and has answered every question I had and even tried to help me find some free barrels!
Rain Barrels store a free and valuable resource that falls from the sky instead of allowing it to contribute to erosion and problems with run-off. Rain stored in barrels provide water for garden irrigation, car washing, and muddy dog hosing, all while saving wear and tear on your well pump or saving money on your […]