As water shortages and water security start to mean more and more in this new world weather reality we're living through... You've got to imagine water towers are going to mean more and more. Helmut Erdle, Water tower, Backnang, Germany, 1961
As with all heritage grains, the genes of these nine varieties grown by Hayden Flour Mills are untouched by the high-yield dictates of commercial agriculture and are therefore full of flavor. While modern-day hybrids have shallow roots, heritage varieties grow deep into the soil, picking up more water (and thus requiring less irrigation) and nutrients from it.
HayneedleSave to IdeabookEmail Photo GARDENA Rain Sensor - $49.99 For an automated watering system, you might want a rain sensor. Gardening supply stores, home improvement stores, nurseries and catalogs are good sources for easy-to-install sensors that can measure rainfall and turn off an irrigation system automatically.
While technology can be viewed as a mixed success in many areas of modern living, it has wrought an unqualified success with lawn sprinkler systems in yard landscape designs. These systems have taken over the drudgery of watering a lawn: no more watching the clock and dragging hoses around and forgetting to turn off the water.