Rain-Barrel Design Options I & II of 3(.5-ish)

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143    Two design options to keep that beautiful rainwater from running off your property: Quick-n’-Rustic or the more common plastic drum design. More on a 700+ gallon system at a later post! Note: this post assumes you already have working gutters and downspouts; if not, we have a quick ‘n dirty version for chicken coops, sheds, […]

Top 10 FREE ways to save energy (plus one cheap bonus tip)

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         Why save energy?  Saving energy around the house helps you save money while also becoming more sustainable – an easy win-win. We’ll give you some ways to save energy – for free! Most of the energy in the US comes from fossil fuels and thus creates a lot of pollution that harms both […]

Quick ‘N Dirty Aluminum Gutters

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994     Do you keep coming home and watch as terrific rainwater pools in a long line in front of your beautiful chicken coop or shed? Now you TOO can harness the awesomeness that is: gutters! This is a great project where you can stock up on supplies throughout the week and hammer/cut/ and caulk everything […]