Vertical Gardening: If you're short on space, go up, up, and away!
Take your Garden Vertical Do you want to grow fresh vegetables, herbs, or flowers this year? Are you short on space? The sky is the limit! Grow your garden up! Try your hand at vertical gardening. Vertical gardening allows you to grow with less square footage. It can be done in any space that gets sufficient light… [read more]
How to calculate how much water you can harvest from your roof: Collection area (total square footage of your roof) x 0.6 x 0.9 (the number assigned to the collection efficiency of a tile roof) x rainfall (in actual or averaged inches) = gallons/year.
Conserve precious rain water and save money by making your own rain barrel. Use it to water your plants and lawn -- 1 inch of rain falling off a 1,000 square foot house can equal about 600 gallons of water! Don't let any of that go to waste! DIY instructions here: http://www.ehow.com/how_4604915_make-rain-barrels.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage