Monthly Archives: February 2011


Door County RainBench

By |2016-12-12T06:29:46+00:00February 19th, 2011|for the garden, rain harvesting examples, sustainable design|

That's what this 130 gallon RainBench was dubbed by an attendee of Garden Expo 2011 in Madison, WI.  We liked it, so that's what this is now.  In fact, we're thinking this could cause a massive door shortage... ...but don't start hoarding doors now, there's plenty for everyone, and you actually want to [...]

self watering garden

By |2016-12-12T06:29:46+00:00February 17th, 2011|for the garden, how-to, sustainable design|

I know what you're thinking. Too good to be true, right?  A self watering garden would be like a self-working job, or a self-oil-changing car...  or a host of other things that we would like to do themselves, but just don't. Okay, so what's the catch? ...Is there some high-tech gadget or ongoing [...]