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 Posted: Thu Jun 14th, 2018 01:32 am
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frankie
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this weekend is  a good time to start water harvesting, buy a 55 gal. drum by the jeep dealership for 350 pesos. place it under your scuppers. you'll have water for gardening needs, maybe even flush a toilet!

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What are scuppers? 

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drain outlets from the roof of the house

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Divert washing machine water to garden usage;  plus the phosphates are fertilizer for plants

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Excellent suggestion, I did that as a surface system, the ditch system was manually controlled with a shovel and dirt, it fed 5 grape fruit trees, the trees loved it, doubled my fruit production in one season.

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