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.
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.
There's a safe, easy way to get your cuttings to strike. It's Willow Water and it works a treat.
Repair cafes are events where volunteers repair items for people. Today we had one at Gawler.
We've been playing with IGTV lately as a way to make and distribute videos easily. Here's one I did today about the aquaponics system. It's a work in progress but it's my best one so far! If you've got Instagram just click on the image below. If you're not on Instagram, here's the YouTube link.
A big part of sustainability and permaculture, if not just trying to grow food in a small space, is getting multiple results from one thing and our laundry bench has evolved into an example of this which ticks the boxes for at least the first three of the permaculture principles and probably a couple more. …
It was a bit of effort but the girls have a new house. Its steel and roofed and safe from predators and weather. The most important thing though is that the garden is safe from the girls!