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Re: OT: Drought/vacation watering


From: "Martha Brown" <mbrown@pldi.net>

For those of you with window A/C units be sure to place something underneath
to catch the condensation--to water with when water is scarce.

Martha
M Brown
NW Oklahoma, USA
USDA Zone 6b,  Sunset Zone 35

-----Original Message-----
From: Janet Yang <jyang1@home.com>
To: iris-talk@onelist.com <iris-talk@onelist.com>
Date: Sunday, August 01, 1999 3:22 PM
Subject: [iris-talk] OT: Drought/vacation watering


>From: Janet Yang <jyang1@home.com>
>
>Dana,
>    Thanks for relating your personal experience with gray water. You
mentioned
>using the rinse water from the washing machine--how about the wash water,
with
>all the detergent in it? I use much less detergent than it says on the
package.
>    The easiest way for me to fill the watering cans is to put them outside
so
>they'll be lower than the bathtub, then siphon the water into it. A
>hand-operated siphon pump and a length of tubing costs about five dollars.
>
>    I've got another problem: How to water my plants when we go away for
ten
>days. Now that we're on water restriction, my neighbor can't water for us.
I
>surely can't ask her to haul gray water over there.
>    Any suggestions?
>
>Janet
>
>
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