Free talk on rainwater collection

Free talk on rainwater collection

If you live in the San Diego area, you might be interested in attending a talk I’ll be giving in two weeks on rainwater collection. Should’ve done this two weeks ago, I know. Feels like we’re getting our entire winter’s worth of rain right now....
Rain makes dreams come true

Rain makes dreams come true

This morning I awoke to the sound of rain. It’s the most pleasant sound, a muffled pecking on the roof. This is the first storm in a series of four that the National Weather Service says will give us three to six inches by Tuesday, an event with more potential...
How long to run drip irrigation on vegetables

How long to run drip irrigation on vegetables

My short answer is: Start with 45 minutes, observe, and adjust. But there are a lot of variables, which is why observing and adjusting is necessary. Of the many factors that affect how long you should run a drip irrigation system on vegetables, one is the output of...

Sizing rain tank #2

I just picked up our new rain tank from the Bushman factory, and I chose to size it like our first one because that one worked very well last year. (I suppose I got lucky in sizing that first one.) In other words, I chose a size that would hold between three and four...

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