How much water does your garden need? It depends on these 4 factors: soil type, plant needs, air temp & humidity. Sandy soil needs more water. Mulch can reduce water needs dramatically.
Although there’s many reasons to mulch raised garden beds, there’s one reason that many experienced gardeners don’t know.
My open top rain barrel was overflowing instead of emptying through the downspout diverter. I fixed this by using the rain barrel overflow to redirect water back to my gutter system. See my video on how I fixed it.
I’ve been using rain barrel down spout diverterd for many years now. This handy guide shares what I’ve learned and reviews the most popular diverters. You’ll want to see this article before buying one.