Harvesting and Reusing Water

Beat the Heat! Water-wise edible gardens Course Notes © Very Edible Gardens PTY LTD, www.veryediblegardens.com Tanks – how big? Pace out your house to figure out how much water you can capture. For every square metre of roof you can capture about 600litres of water per year in Melbourne in a decent year. So a 250m2…

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Make your own wicking planter box

© Kat Lavers Pots are great for renters, apartments, balconies, courtyards and keeping plants like herbs or salad close to the back door mean you can harvest at a moment’s notice, even in bad weather. But keeping plants alive in pots over summer can be hard work. Soil in a small black pot can heat…

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Building a wicking bed

A wicking bed – not your average garden bed Which way does water flow? Up! In a wicking bed it does anyway. A wicking bed is a special kind of veggie bed that contains a water reservoir at the bottom, watering the roots of the plants from below. The water moves up by ‘capillary action’ – just…

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Using Grey Water in the Garden

Using Grey Water in the Garden Find helpful guides and worksheets: Or browse section: Food Shelter Water Habitat Waste Beat the Heat! Water-wise edible gardens Drip Irrigation Design Guidelines Make your own wicking planter box Harvesting and Reusing Water Using Grey Water in the Garden Building a wicking bed   About UsContact UsPrivacy Statement My…

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Drip Irrigation Design Guidelines

Drip irrigation is the most efficient method of irrigating. While sprinkler systems are around 75-85% efficient, drip systems typically are 90% or higher. What that means is much less wasted water! Copyright www.irrigationtutorials.com/ Background: Drip irrigation is the most efficient method of irrigating. While sprinkler systems are around 75-85% efficient, drip systems typically are 90% or higher.…

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Beat the Heat! Water-wise edible gardens

Everything you need to know about keeping your garden alive and thriving in the heat. Topics include choosing drought tolerant plants, providing shade and windbreaks for veggies, storing water in tanks and in the soil, using mulch and compost to retain water and drip irrigation. Course Notes © Very Edible Gardens PTY LTD www.veryediblegardens.com Tanks…

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Water

Home • Water Water Harvesting and Reusing Water Beat the Heat! Water-wise edible gardens Course Notes © Very Edible Gardens PTY LTD, www.veryediblegardens.com Tanks – how big? Pace out… Read More… Make your own wicking planter box © Kat Lavers Pots are great for renters, apartments, balconies, courtyards and keeping plants like herbs or salad close…

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