What’s in the weather forecast for this fall? Rain, we hope. Here in northern California we can’t get enough. How much water does your garden get? Whether you live in a wet or dry climate, it’s useful to measure rainfall. A low-tech rain gauge will let you know if it’s time to adjust your drip irrigation watering system.
(N.B.: Fans of high tech, and those who prefer to stay indoors, should explore Oregon Scientific’s Rain Gauge offerings.)
Is your rainfall level a little low? Perhaps you need to read 11 Tips for Designing a Water-Conscious Garden or 7 Ways to Save Water in the Garden, from a Graywater Crusader.