Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Bozena's Plot and Makeshift Rainbarrel

Sometimes making a rain barrel is as easy as sticking a big barrel under an eavestrough...  This one had a spigot on it for easy hose attachment but for a small area, you could totally just dunk a watering can into it. The only problem with an uncovered rain barrel would be breeding mosquitoes. A fine-ish netting on top would solve that easily.

Here is Bozena's beautiful round plot too!  She started it last year and this year is growing a cover crop of buckwheat. It'll be great to plant potatoes there next year because of all the extra potassium the buckwheat builds.

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