Tag Archives: Irrigation

  • What Should I Do?
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    How to Install Raised Garden Beds

    Increase Your Self-Sufficiency By Growing Your Own Food
    by Adam Taggart

    Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 1:32 AM

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    If you’ve been intending to become a gardener but aren’t quite sure yet how to get started, this how-to guide is for you.

    It chronicles the steps that I successfully followed to put in my own garden this year, all while working hard on the PeakProsperity.com site and traveling frequently with Chris. From start to finish, it was a one-manpower project.

    Hopefully this guide will give you the direction, inspiration, and confidence that you, too, can do this.

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  • Daily Prep
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    Introduction to Hugelkultur

    How to build irrigation-free raised beds
    by Jason

    Thursday, November 29, 2012, 1:16 AM

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    A gardening method that incorporates covered piles of biomass to help store and manage water use more efficiently.  An interesting concept to explore.  Anyone have experience with it?

    http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-agriculture/how-build-irrigation-free-raised-beds-hugelkultur.html

     

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  • What Should I Do?
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    Installing a Drip Irrigation System

    An inexpensive system to save money and water.
    by Hilarybethhodge

    Monday, June 25, 2012, 4:30 PM

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    The garden beds are dug.  The soil has be amended with organic compost and natural fertilizers.  Plants are in and starting to grow.  All they need is the warming rays of the sun and plenty of water.  Ensuring that my plants get enough water while being mindful of water usage in now my main priority.  It is time to install a drip irrigation system for the first time.

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  • What Should I Do?
    Hilary Hodge

    Installing a Drip Irrigation System

    by Jason

    Saturday, June 23, 2012, 1:51 AM

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    I walked into the hardware store only having a tiny idea of what I was doing.  If you feel a little bit or totally lost about irrigation, then this blog is for you.  If you are hoping to put a drip system into a small gardening or farm area, then this blog is for you. …

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