garden

Solar-powered rainwater pump

I plan to build (or buy) a solar-powered pump to take water from our main rainwater tank uphill to the top of the garden.  This second tank would then be able to gravity-feed a hose pipe for watering the garden, instead of having to use watering cans (I'm lazy).

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Wormery arrived

A friend bought us a wormery as our wedding present and it's just arrived.  Owning a wormery wont reduce the amount of food waste we send to landfill because we already send most of our food waste to our compost heap or dog.  But owning a wormery will hopefully mean that we can reduce (perhaps to zero) the amount of plant food and potting compost we buy (which isn't much).  Plus, who doesn't love worms?

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Eventually I'll build a shelf above the compost bin to store the wormery.

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