More ideas from james
You might want to rethink how you grow hostas when you see what these gardeners did! Brilliant!

s see how 9 clever gardeners make their hostas thrive, gardening, They move them without doing any damage

Marigolds mixed with veggies to repel bugs

"Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese bee

Old Ways Handy Farm Devices - Cobleigh - chapter 3b  Perhaps something like this can be rigged to keep rainwater cistern clean

❧ Old Ways Handy Farm Devices - Cobleigh - chapter Perhaps something like this can be rigged to keep rainwater cistern clean. Incredibly clever auto-leveling fill to keep both barrels filling appropriately.

diy Filter rain water in a barrel (or other container), with sand, charcoal etc)

This amazing tip for filtering rainwater was common knowledge 100 years ago. Learn how to filter rainwater with a barrel.

100-Year-Old Way to Filter Rainwater in a Barrel - If you want filtered water right from a rain barrel this is for you. For gardening, rainwater is, naturally, best unfiltered, But for household use, the vintage book says the following instructions yield a cheap and easy way to make a filter just as good as a patent filter costing 10 times as much.

Way to Filter Rainwater in a Barrel - If you want filtered water right from a rain barrel this is for you. For gardening, rainwater is,…