Tag Archives: Water butts

May already!

So. April came and went, as it aways does and always will. I wasn’t wrong to think we had a drought – here in the UK it was one of the driest (and coldest) Aprils on record. The climate crisis … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 86

Bad night and really busy day = very short post today.  But a good day in all sorts of ways. A pleasant walk down to the river and back Made some face coverings for neighbours, and delivered them Thunderstorm and … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 58

Another bright sunny and hot day; another day with no rain and none in prospect.  For us gardeners this means another day of watering any tender plants; and another day of planning our growing and gardening to minimise the amount … Continue reading

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How did it go? – reduce water use

With the end of 2019 come and gone, now is a good time to look back and see how I did with the goals I set myself a year ago. I set out my 2019 goals here.  I’m going to … Continue reading

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2019 goals: use less water – April update

We received our latest water bill yesterday.  I was interested to see whether or not we had managed to achieve any reduction in how much we used. Well yes, we have.  Down from 23 cubic metres in the previous 6 … Continue reading

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Six (good) things on Friday (10 August)

Swimming – this week I joined the local newly re-furbished and re-opened Sports and Leisure Centre, mainly for the swimming pool, but membership comes with the added bonus of access to the gym and all the classes, plus a one … Continue reading

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Do what you can with what you have: water

In this long hot dry spell, it feels like a good time to write about how we use water, and how we can use less of it.  Especially those of us who have gardens and plants in pots, and tender … Continue reading

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