here is our new water container. went and picked it up this morning. holds 275 gal.
here it is next to the festivaL just for size comparison
complete water catchment system:
now we'll just need to buy a pump of some kind.
garden plot pre planting:
planted yesterday and today:
wild arugula, spinach, red leaf lettuce, mesculin mix lettuce, red winter kale, super snap peas, carnival carrots and nantes carrots, turnips, beets and probably at least one more thing i am forgetting..
top of the garlic bed:bottom half of the garlic bed:
L to R: turnips (two rows), beets, carrots, potatoes and carrots in the middle of that , garlic on the far rt.
peas, all along the fence for support, some of which we planted a few weeks ago and the rest just yesterday. should have peas in a few weeks!
the reason we rarely have to leave the house to complete a project, our scrap pile:
sunflowers and quinoa plot, not to be planted for at least a month, wind twisted pallets apart, time to re-build.
main plot with new siding on the house:
three sisters plot, going to work the soil and add alpaca manure sometime this next week. planting of corn/maize slated for early May (around the first)
our "green house"
it was a beautiful day today
great clouds rolling in to hopefully storm tonight