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Using Grey Water to Sustain Your Landscape

Using Grey Water to Sustain Your Landscape

Having lived in California my whole life, I've learned the words "water conservation" and "drought"...

Never Water Your Garden Again

Never Water Your Garden Again

I'm terrible about remembering to water plants and therefore have never had a successful garden. My...

Ugly Rain Barrel Beautiful

Ugly Rain Barrel Beautiful

Didn't know how to hide an ugly blue rain barrel that was on my deck.

Vertical Carved Concrete Pump House

Vertical Carved Concrete Pump House

I have flower beds all throughout the yard. Which, in the heat of summer requires hoses all over the...

Rain Chain

Rain Chain

I’m with several folks here on Hometalk in that I love rain chains. While visiting my sister we went...

Re-purposed 55 Gallon Vinegar Barrel; Now Rain Water Collector

Re-purposed 55 Gallon Vinegar Barrel; Now Rain Water Collector

There are some really good '' rain water collecting '' posts on Hometalk. It was a while ago that...

Self Watering Concrete Planter

Self Watering Concrete Planter

We can’t keep plants alive. So today we’re making a DIY concrete self-watering planter in the hopes...

Rainwater Harvesting System

Rainwater Harvesting System

The news isn’t very promising when it comes to our national drought crisis. According to the 2015...

DIY Automatic Slow Release Plant Feeder

DIY Automatic Slow Release Plant Feeder

I love plants, and flowers of any kind, really! What I don't like is leaving home for a few days...

Automatically Water Plants & Flowers While on Vacation!

Automatically Water Plants & Flowers While on Vacation!

Are you tired of constantly having to water your plants and flowers and can't keep them alive. Do...

Recycled Soda Bottles as Hanging Seedling Rain Chains

Recycled Soda Bottles as Hanging Seedling Rain Chains

Ok Folks! Here they are as promised!I used the top portion of the 3 liter soda bottles that I had...

DIY Mini Rain Chain

DIY Mini Rain Chain

Hi there, Hometalk Friends! Creating a DIY rain chain has been on my mind since spring and I finally...

How to Have Beautiful Plants ALL Summer Long ... Even When You're Away

How to Have Beautiful Plants ALL Summer Long ... Even When You're...

I told you the secret to having hanging ferns that are the envy of the neighborhood:...

Tomato Companion Planting

Tomato Companion Planting

I avoid watering the leaves of my tomato plants and avoid wasting water at the same time by planting...

DIY Rain Chain

DIY Rain Chain

I love rain chains, and although they're traditionally made of copper, I made one from my favorite...

How To Build A Simple Aquaponics System Using An IBC

How To Build A Simple Aquaponics System Using An IBC

Have you ever wanted to get started with aquaponics but maybe you thought it looked a little...

Self Watering Planters From Soda Bottles

Self Watering Planters From Soda Bottles

These very unique planters are not only upcycles they are self watering therefor are much more...

How To Install A Rain Chain

How To Install A Rain Chain

When my husband said he was ordering a rain chain to later install as some sort of replacement for a...

Changing It Out/saving Water

Changing It Out/saving Water

My wife and I had talked about converting the lawn in the back yard to xeriscaping for several...

DIY Rain Chain

DIY Rain Chain

I love rain chains! I think they look so much better than a regular downspout and work just as...

Water Saver Sticks

Water Saver Sticks

I root feed and water my tomato plants. I use my DIY water saver sticks which I make out of old...

Creating a Xeriscape Backyard Landscape

Creating a Xeriscape Backyard Landscape

We are transforming our builder's grade small backyard using xeriscape ideas. Our plan is to...

Using a Rain Barrel to Collect Condensate From Your Air Conditioner!

Using a Rain Barrel to Collect Condensate From Your Air Conditioner!

The a/c causes lots of condensation that just runs out onto the ground. From what I've read,...

Four New Ways to Use Old Sponges

Four New Ways to Use Old Sponges

A sponge is handy when you make a mess, but that’s not all they can do around the house! If a sponge...

5 Odd Ways to Save on Water

5 Odd Ways to Save on Water

Looking to shrink your water bill or progress your green living style? Try these 5 "outside the box"...