Landscape With Less Water

Landscape With Less Water

Temperatures are soaring across the country, prompting the release of gallons and gallons of water to irrigate thirsty lawns and gardens. Before you go wantonly spraying (wasting) a precious resource, brush up on your Garden and Lawn Watering Basics. Taking small...
Catch A Drip Saves Wasted Water

Catch A Drip Saves Wasted Water

Do you have an AC drain that drips? Penny Rix did, and she got tired of watching all the wasted water turning that section of her house wall moldy and the ground inviting to termites. So she invented the Catch A Drip. Yes, it’s one of those “As Seen On...
Landscape With Less Water

Self-Watering Garden

I love it when someone sees two problems and puts them together to form a solution. This innovative homeowner installed a system to his air conditioner to tap the waste water and divert it to his garden. The beauty of the system? When it gets hotter, the air...
Catch A Drip Saves Wasted Water

Illuminated Rain Gauge

When I lived in “the bush” in southern New South Wales in Australia, rain was a big deal. Because we lived off a water tank on our parcel of land and not water from the village (yes, we didn’t even live in a “town” but a...
Catch A Drip Saves Wasted Water

Drill It Yourself

If your water bill is killing you every year, you may want to look into drilling your own well. Hydra-Drill from Deep Rock Manufacturing allows homeowners to drill their own well economically and without any previous well-drilling experience. With their own wells,...
Catch A Drip Saves Wasted Water

Prepare for Drought

Those of you who remember the drought that plagued the South last summer are wise to prepare for this year. A new product called Rainwater Pillow promises to solve your problems. Developed by high-end garden landscaper and horticulturalist Jim Harrington last year,...