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Rain water collection ...the good and the bad...Record rain in sunny Oregon for March. We're back to grow'n agin!

So spring is supposed to be here, but it's more like A monsoon season, we have had more rain in Oregon than I can ever remember, so maybe I jumped the gun on my rain barrel project, I put a few cinder blocks down added an old steel shelf, cut a hole in one of my downspouts off the back of my house, I only planned on using 1 55gal barrel for starters, but my math was off a bit. So if it rains lightly all day the barrel will be almost full in 1 day; which was cool. But if it rains over an inch in… Continue

Added by mark gordon on March 31, 2014 at 11:34pm — 1 Comment

What no Snow? Oh and No heat either, but were still cycling...and planning.

Hello everyone,  

January gardening has been pushed back to February.  I was supposed to finish something.. but every week we kept driving off to see our new grandson and helping out the kids.

we shut off the lights and fans, but kept the pump and water heater going, so our system is idling with no plants.

So while the weather has been dry and cold most projects are in the collecting of supplies stage.

 1)  I did manage to score a new door for the…


Added by mark gordon on January 31, 2014 at 1:43am — 1 Comment

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