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Rainwater reservoir

I’ve blogged a few times about our rainwater collection/irrigation system. Okay, calling it a system is exaggerating slightly. Our “system” consists of a City of Vancouver barrel that collects rainwater running off our roof, six big storage barrels at the … Continue reading

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Bad ideas for a rainy day

Because yesterday was supposed to be the last day of rain for awhile, I decided to pump¬† water into the barrels at the back of the yard. We not only have a large rain barrel that collects from the roof, … Continue reading

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Rainy season gardening

This weekend was surprisingly productive.¬† After having neglected the garden for months, I spent about three hours cleaning up. My goal was to prune our apple tree in the back, but after the near-death pruning that we inflicted on it … Continue reading

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