The Twelve Days of a Green Christmas…Third Day

On the third day of Christmas my green friend gave to me...3 rain barrels, 2 milkweed plants...and a live Christmas tree!

An Urban Rainwater-Harvesting Food Garden – The First In The Country!

Harvesting Rainwater

I started collecting rainwater in barrels a couple years ago after attending a DIY rain barrel class at my local UF Extension Center.  I am now working on a "system" of connecting several barrels in an area that seems to produce more run-off than other areas of my house and adding a drip irrigation hose. … Continue reading Harvesting Rainwater