To feel truly self-sufficient and live off-the-grid, you need a running water source on your land, or you need to be able to drill a well. You cannot rely on harvested rainwater alone… You can pay a company to come onto your land and dril
Hose Connection Extender - If you have a hose bib that has become hard to reach due to encroaching shrubs or other obstructions, here's a way to bring the water source out into the open. Run plastic pipe inside a PVC fence post and attach a hose bib and a
There are several homestead water sources you can consider, including digging a well, accessing groundwater supplies and collecting rainwater. Illustration by Elayne Sears. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.
Use a plant pot saucer is a water source for bees and butterflies. The flat stones are for butterflies to spread their wings and warm themselves while they drink while the gravel and sand are a place for bees to land and drink (from Wildlife Gardener)
Homestead Water Sources and Options - Modern Homesteading
Canning Stock Route and Surrounding Country 2008 Acrylic on canvas. This painting was produced by 14 women artists at Kunawarritji (Well It depicts a number of the waterholes that were made into wells.
How to Build a Rain Barrel. This could catch the rainwater off a greenhouse or shed.: “Break-Through Organic Gardening Secret Grows You Up To 10 Times The Plants, In Half The Time, With Healthier Plants, While the "Fish" Do All the Work.
20 Incredible DIY Painted Rock Design Ideas
Painted rocks uses rock as an art base that is easily accessible to most people and it is also affordable when on a budget-free, in most cases. This art transform rock using a number of acrylic paint and it become more popular nowadays. The most ideals rocks have been weathered well and tumbled and rounded by a water source like a river, creek, lake or ocean. If the rock that you find is dirty, clean them with warm soapy water and scrub the, lightly with an old toothbrush, rinse them in cool…
Filtering water on ultralight adventures just got a whole lot easier. The LifeStraw water filter lets you safely sip straight from the stream or lake without any pumping, squeezing or filling. Available at REI, Satisfaction Guaranteed.