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A pre-built DIY?

By |2017-02-25T23:30:45+00:00February 25th, 2017|Creative, Design, for the garden, how-to, not a rain barrel, raindom, sustainable design|

"DIY" means different things to different people. I consider myself an avid DIYer (growing up in farm country, I learned basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical and welding from my dad), and nowadays you can find out how to do just about anything from one Google search and a Youtube video. However, there are limitations to how [...]

Where is the Water Going?

By |2017-02-25T18:19:33+00:00February 25th, 2017|raindom, sustainable design|

Water shortages? Of course. But hey it's no big deal... We know there is a finite amount of water on this planet, only a small % of which is accessible to us, about 2.5 million trillion gallons according to USGS and 8020.com. But the exact number isn't the point. It's all relative. [...]

How Much Rainwater Should You Save?

By |2017-02-20T17:57:58+00:00February 17th, 2017|Design, how-to, not a rain barrel, sustainable design, Uncategorized|

And how much water should you use? Funny you ask, because I was about to holler out a big "Thank You!" across the rolling hills to you... But now I can save my lungs, and my neighbors' confusion. No really, you deserve a pat on the back. According to the most recent USGS report [...]

Tossed in jail for that third rain barrel?

By |2017-02-16T15:15:55+00:00February 16th, 2017|for the garden, how-to, rain harvesting examples, raindom, sustainable design|

Hey, Way to go, Colorado! First, I have to say that I'm sure there are those with the best of intentions behind the water laws of the west, and that probably even more good intentions went into the "legalizing of rain barrels" in Colorado. Well, sort of. I don't get political, and I'm not trying [...]

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