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Using Grey Water for Irrigation in the Organic Garden

When gardeners obey the cardinal rule for using greywater (Greywater is not to be stored) then using greywater for irrigation is perfect for organic vegetable gardening as long as organic soaps and cleaners are used. […]

Why go for grey?

They know by irrigating their lawns and gardens with greywater they are seen as being environmentally friendly.. […]

Greywater garden irrigation vs. Boreholes

heard of the concept of showering more to save water, then it might sound counter intuitive, but… […]

7 Gardening Myths

Do you sometimes wonder if your green thumb is browning around the edges? You follow conventional wisdom, but you just don’t get the results promised. You mulch this and fertilize that, yet your garden doesn’t thrive. It’s enough to make you want to hang up your hoe.

Well friend, you may be victim of garden […]

Will soapy water damage our plants?

A question that is frequently asked of us when we are called to quote on a greywater irrigation systems is, “Will soapy water damage my plants?”

Like in all areas of life there are ways to misuse everything and grey water is no exception. When grey water is filtered properly and used correctly, grey water […]


There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you. #2 When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run while rinsing. Fill one sink with wash water and the other with rinse water. #3 Some refrigerators, air conditioners and ice-makers are cooled with wasted flows of water. […]

5 ways to use rainwater from your water tank

Many urban communities have become concerned about sustainability as the threat of water shortages becomes apparent. This has prompted many home owners to invest in water tanks as a sustainability measure. If a real difference is to be made in water conservation to prevent water outages, whole communities should invest in a rainwater tank. For […]

Eating environmentally friendly

In frugal times like these where people are becoming more environmentally conscious and are looking for ways to recycle or reuse as much as they can, the home cook chef is not only looking for greens for the meal but also greener ways of cooking. This is challenging chefs to only buy what is needed […]