Plant of the Month: Saguaros - Water Use It Wisely
Plant of the Month: Saguaros🌵. Nothing says you’re in Arizona better than those silhouettes of saguaros set against a red sky at sunset. After all, the National Park Service says, saguaros mostly grow in the Sonoran Desert.
Commercial and Residential Rainwater Management and Collection
RAINWATER IN YOUR HOME Rainwater can be harvested locally & free of charge in almost any location around the world. It can be used for any domestic purpose which does not require drinking water quality. By using rainwater, the average household can reduce its consumption of tap water by approximately 50 %.
Rainwater Harvesting : Water conservation...
Rain Water harvesting simply means collecting Water for future use during the rainy season. Rain water harvesting has been in existence since long ago in various parts of India where the Summer months were harsh and the rainy seasons were short and the ra
Prepper Water Storage and Filtration - The Ultimate Guide
Of all the supplies you can stock up on in preparation for an emergency, none is more important than water. According to the rule of threes, you can survive up to 3 weeks without food, but just 3 days without water. The general guideline for the minimum amount of water you should have on hand…
Check Out My DIY Rain Barrel (and how we built it) (Crafting a Green World)
Even though rain barrels are pretty much all the same concept, each one tends to be put together in its own way. This is my DIY rain barrel. There are many others like it, but this one is mine. It’s m
It has been a busy summer so far. The growing season is a couple weeks behind due to one of the harsher winters we've had in a long time. However, the garden is slowly coming along nicely. Fresh picked greens for dinner - spinach, baby kale, arugula, three types of lettuce Garlic is picked and drying. I've used as much space as possible this year for growing our own food. Red/Green lettuce growing in window boxes. Savoy cabbage, dinosaur kale and Zinnias, started indoor by seed, growing in…
What is a Permaculture Swale: Irrigate the Easy Way [+ Free Download]
A permaculture swale is a technique that captures water for irrigation and slowing runoff. Learn what a swale is and why you might need one in your yard.
Rain Gutter Garden | Make:
Grow Food, Not Lawns posted this image of an ingenious garden made from rain gutters, which are arranged to let water drain down from the top.
Front Yard Rain Garden and Berm - Midwest Permaculture
We thought it might be interesting to show how we progressed as we have been applying permaculture design principles and ideas to our property.