Category Archive: Water

6 Lessons to Prepare for a Water Outage

6 Lessons to Prepare for a Water Outage Have you ever really thought about how  much water you use? Most people never consider it, unless you live in California where it’s at a serious premium. The amount you use just to flush the toilet in one day might surprise you. That’s not counting showers, laundry, cleaning, …

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20+ Impressive DIY Water Feature And Garden Pond Ideas

20+ Impressive DIY Water Feature And Garden Pond Ideas Check out these 20+ Impressive DIY Water Feature And Garden Pond Ideas to make your garden awesome this year 🙂 I already have plans to make 2 of them. I personally am having a really hard time prepping my garden this year and this led me to …

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How To Build A Mini Water Garden Oasis In 3 Different Styles

How To Build A Mini Water Garden Oasis In 3 Different Styles If you want a garden to die for this spring/summer, these mini water garden oasis DIY projects can transport this dream into reality. As many of you know I try to have a wide mix of DIY projects that not only help you …

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DIY Automated Sprinkler System Anyone Can Do

DIY Automated Sprinkler System Anyone Can Do If you want a lush, green awesome looking garden you need to water it. But like thousands of us, we just plain forget and let our gardens go a nice toasty yellow / brown. Having a professional install a sprinkler system costs thousands of dollars and that is …

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DIY Automatic Garden Watering Buddy

DIY Automatic Garden Watering Buddy With the warmer weather already here for a lot of the US, the time has begun to start watering your lawns, plants and vegetables. I am the first to admit that I have just plain forgot to water and I know millions of us do too. With this DIY automatic garden …

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How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound

How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound Did you know that composting can provide you with hot water? Goes to show all those kitchen scraps you throw away is actually costing you more money that you think! Did you know that when compost breaks down it produces heat? With this heat …

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Back To The Basics: Water For Survival 101

Back To The Basics: Water For Survival 101 Clean water is something that we all take for granted.  We turn on the faucet and there it is.  It is plentiful, it is clean and it is drinkable.  Yes, it may have some undesirable chemical additions (fluorides come to mind) but that is a subject for …

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How to Use Pool Shock to Purify Water

How to Use Pool Shock to Purify Water Many Preppers plan to use bleach for water purification, but bleach degrades over time, so it only has an effective shelf life of 6 months to a year. Dry High Test Hypochlorite (HTH) or pool shock has no shelf life, and its cheap – a one pound …

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Free Hot Water from Compost Wheelie Bin

Free Hot Water from Compost Wheelie Bin Compost piles do a great job of breaking down our organic waste and keeping our trash cans on the curb lighter with the benefits of organic matter to mix into our gardens. Although it does awesome things for our green footprint, it can do even more than you …

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Safe Drinking Water in Any Situation

Safe Drinking Water in Any Situation Everyone agrees that you should have an emergency supply of water. Most experts advise that you should have a minimum water supply for 72 hours and the CDC recommends that you have 1 gallon of water for each person in your family for each day. If you have a …

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