Urban Farm 101

Urban Farm 101 Hi all, I live in the heart of Phoenix Arizona, and over 20 years ago I purchased my home on 1/3 of an acre to expand my gardening habit, as it had always been my goal to be an organic farmer.  A few years ago I went back to school and in…

8 Principles for Successful Rainwater Harvesting, Part 2

8 Principles for Successful Rainwater Harvesting, Part 2 Last week author Brad Lancaster gave us the background on his journey to expertise in rainwater harvesting. This week he gives us the specifics on his eight principles for successful rainwater harvesting. Eight Principles to Successful Rainwater Harvesting #1: Begin with long and thoughtful observation. Right after…

Greywater Turned Green

Greywater Turned Green By Maura Yates This time of the year I get a lot of questions about how to best water our yards. Short of standing with the hose or installing a sprinkler system, what can we do? Two of my favorite solutions are greywater and rain water harvesting. Over the next few weeks…