Drippers are great at targeting the water needs of individual plants but the soil and mulch in between can easy dry out. Sprinklers on the hose is the obvious answer but that requires extra pressure, so you can't run the drippers at the same time.
Goosefoot is a weed that has made its way into our hearts, garden and meals at Ligaya Garden
A modification to the DIY first flush diverters means that we can store more water in a big downpour.
A couple of taps tweaks the irrigation nicely.
More often than not what was planned to be a quick job can turn into a mind stretching test and take a lot longer than we'd expect. This job certainly did.
We're pretty close to the per person amount of water recommended during water restrictions...and we're still growing!
It's 44° and blowing a gale. Is the garden prepared enough for this weather?
It's a joy to see our water use dropping. It means a smaller footprint, less expenses. We don't compromise on our lifestyle though.