Feb/March 2014: Estimate Your Garden’s Seasonal Water Needs

How much water will your garden need this year? This handy guide from Urban Farmer Store (a Bay Area HOG distributor) breaks down the equation for you. Their sample features a 10×10 veggie garden watered with drip irrigation in zone 1. Click here or on the image below to start calculating!

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And for the next question: why not install a HOG system to irrigate your garden with captured rainwater!? We’re giving out virtual good citizen awards for conserving water with a drought on…

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July 2012: HOG(podge) of recent & upcoming events

Recent events
               
1) Permascape Designs brought       2) The City of Petaluma
HOG to the 1st Annual Long              sponsored a three HOG
Island Green Infrastructure Expo      giveaway at the Sonoma-
on June 21, 2012.                              Marin Fair held in Petaluma,
CA from June 20-24, 2012.

     Upcoming Events

3) GreenBuild in San Francisco  Meet Rainwater HOG’s Sally and Simon Dominguez at GreenB,uild, the largest green building show in the USA. The event will be held from November 14-16, 2012 at the Moscone Conference Center in San Francisco.

 

The Green & Main Pilot Project in Des Moines, Iowa.

4) Campus Rainworks Challenge   The United States Environmental Protection Agency has launched Campus Rainworks Challenge, a student design contest engineered to raise awareness of green infrastructure alternatives for stormwater management.

Our offer to participating student teams: incorporate Rainwater HOG tanks into a winning entry, and we will give you three HOG tanks.

Registration opens September 4 and ends December 14, 2012. Winning entries will be selected by EPA and announced in April 2013.

    Extra, Extra

5) Hey Bay Area, click on this coupon for 20% off WaterSense smart irrigation controllers from one of our California distributors, the Mill Valley branch of The Urban Farmer Store!