Tag Archive for: Water conservation

Get To The Root Of The Matter

February 4, 2019 Last week Sue helped us plan the vegetables for the year. We were thinking of what to plant near the far north olla and we got out our photos of plant root lengths from the summer. The olla best serves a plant with a deeper root system. (See Water Conservation page on […]

Water Conservation in 2018 – Is It Working?

August 2, 2018 Please visit us this Saturday, 10-noon, for a tour of our new watering system. We will have signage throughout the orchard and we will be anxious to get your ideas about how we can manage water even more efficiently. Our system begins with our three cisterns, which catch 4,000 gallons during winter […]

Water Conservation – Ideas are still percolating in …

June 21, 2018 Yesterday I set out to water the fruit and nut trees for the first time this year. I thought it would be a lot of work because 1) it has been hot and, 2) because May precipitation was a record low .3 inches and June is just average at 1.29 inches so […]