Tag Archives: water conservation

A spring morning in my front yard on Harvest Monday April 8, 2013

Here is a photo essay about a spring morning in our front yard with birds and flowers, as well as my Harvest Monday report. Continue reading

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A green Tuesday here at Green World

My glamorous life today included cleaning out the refrigerator, cleaning the chicken coop, and composting said cleanings and gleanings along with saved leaves. I used water from the rain barrels to wet down the leaves. Now all it has to do is rot. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday and a garden update on Oct. 25, 2010

I took a lot of photos of my garden today to post on harvest Monday. Harvest isn’t much, some tomatoes and kale plus one lousy egg. The chickens are on strike. Continue reading

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Connecting rain barrels in series

Rain barrels are a great way to conserve water, prevent runoff, and get chemical-free water for your garden. Here’s how to hook barrels in series to collect even more rainwater. Continue reading

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Spring garden chores

Spring brings of rush of things to do for the home gardener. But unless you sow, you can’t reap. Continue reading

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Setting up and using rain barrels

Rain barrels are back in fashion. We use a number of different types of rainwater collection and storage devices in our yard to help conserve water during these times of drought in the American Southwest. Continue reading

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Water World

Save rainfall with rain barrels to conserve water and save energy. Continue reading

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