Saving water with Ollas

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Our modest little urban farm would soon demand over 120 gallons of water per DAY; threatening to set us back by ~$70/month in water costs alone...something had to change. Since we love growing our own food, and we've set aside over 3,000 sq-ft of land for this purpose, size reduction wasn't an option. So, we attacked the water "problem". Attacking The Problem We considered many water conservation Read more

Scythe vs Weedwacker

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Despite being a mechanical/electrical engineering geek, and being almost 20 years into a datacenter related career, power tool gadgets still seem very silly... The fact is for smaller scale urban farming, power tools are often overkill, as this video illustrates quite nicely: For those in the Portland Oregon area, our local Wichita Feed & Hardware has a decent selection of Seymour brand Read more