Moving to a rainforest environment has been quite the challenge for this desert baby! I managed to drown my garden, and am finding slugs everywhere!
How do you deal with rainy days and the coop? Here’s how we kept our hens happy.
In my area of Iowa, we are soaked. We get about 2-3 days of rain, 2-3 days of no rain, 2-3 days of rain, and now cooler (than I like) temps. We have rain coming again by the weekend. My garden is tilled. Nothing is in it. I have a fence to build around the […]
Erica has wanted a rain barrel for years; this year she has two at her house that fill up with the rain water from just half of her roof. She plans to use the collected rain water to water her gardens, especially her berries because they will grow much better as they get the natural […]
Harvesting rainwater can lower your water bill and can help water more remote areas of your homestead. This infographic will help you get started.