Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
watering bucket Toplef10watering bucket 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

watering bucket I22gcj10watering bucket 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
watering bucket Toplef10watering bucket 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

watering bucket I22gcj10watering bucket 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Advice on my blend
by corine Today at 12:36 am

» What do I do with tomato plants?
by Guinevere Yesterday at 8:04 pm

» N & C Midwest: March and April 2024
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 4:57 pm

» Kiwi's SFG Adventure
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:07 pm

» Manure tea overwintered outside - is it safe to use?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 11:22 am

» Sacrificial Tomatoes
by SMEDLEY BUTLER Yesterday at 10:36 am

» From the Admin - 4th EDITION of All New Square Foot Gardening is in Progress
by sanderson 4/21/2024, 5:02 pm

» Seedling Identification
by AuntieBeth 4/21/2024, 8:00 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie 4/21/2024, 6:56 am

» Three Sisters Thursday
by sanderson 4/20/2024, 5:25 pm

» Recommended store bought compost - Photos of composts
by sanderson 4/20/2024, 3:08 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by OhioGardener 4/19/2024, 5:19 pm

» Compost not hot
by Guinevere 4/19/2024, 11:19 am

» Maybe a silly question but...
by sanderson 4/18/2024, 11:22 pm

» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by OhioGardener 4/18/2024, 9:50 am

» Hi from zone 10B--southern orange county, ca
by sanderson 4/18/2024, 12:25 am

» Asparagus
by OhioGardener 4/17/2024, 6:17 pm

» problems with SFG forum site
by OhioGardener 4/16/2024, 8:04 am

» Strawberries per square foot.
by sanderson 4/16/2024, 4:22 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson 4/16/2024, 4:15 am

» April is Kids Gardening Month!
by sanderson 4/15/2024, 2:37 pm

» Creating A Potager Garden
by sanderson 4/15/2024, 2:33 pm

» Butter Beans????
by OhioGardener 4/13/2024, 5:50 pm

» Companion planting
by sanderson 4/13/2024, 4:24 pm

» First timer in Central Virginia (7b) - newly built beds 2024
by sanderson 4/13/2024, 4:16 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson 4/10/2024, 1:43 pm

» Anyone Using Agribon Row Cover To Extend The Growing Season?
by sanderson 4/8/2024, 10:28 pm

» Soil Blocks: Tutorial In Photos
by Turan 4/7/2024, 11:41 am

» Tomato Cages Redux
by SMEDLEY BUTLER 4/5/2024, 10:30 pm

» Testing Compost for Persistent Herbicide
by OhioGardener 4/5/2024, 4:08 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

watering bucket

4 posters

Go down

watering bucket Empty watering bucket

Post  lilperu 5/5/2014, 11:33 am

The SFG book suggests keeping a bucket of sun-warmed rainwater outside near the garden for watering. How do you keep mosquito larvae from it?
lilperu
lilperu

Posts : 8
Join date : 2014-04-15
Location : New Orleans

Back to top Go down

watering bucket Empty Re: watering bucket

Post  donnainzone5 5/5/2014, 11:35 am

Just put a lid on it.  I wondered about that for a while, too.
donnainzone5
donnainzone5

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 2661
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 76
Location : Bend, OR (Zone 5-6)

http://www.amway.com/DonnaKBecker

Back to top Go down

watering bucket Empty Re: watering bucket

Post  CapeCoddess 5/5/2014, 12:03 pm

Mine get used up too fast to worry about it.
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6824
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 68
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

Back to top Go down

watering bucket Empty Re: watering bucket

Post  Drpepperz 5/5/2014, 12:47 pm

CapeCoddess wrote:Mine get used up too fast to worry about it.
That's the way to go, pick a bucket size you know you're gonna use up everyday!

Also, if you are on city water you'll want to leave your water sitting in the bucket for 24hrs without a lid so the chlorine evaporates from it.

My dad uses one of those blue 45 gall drums ( he has a big conventionnal garden), last few summers he started putting a fine screen over the top of it secured with a bunjy cord...lets the rain in, the chlorine out and no mosquitoes are able to go in.
avatar
Drpepperz

Posts : 56
Join date : 2014-04-21
Location : Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Back to top Go down

watering bucket Empty Re: watering bucket

Post  CapeCoddess 5/5/2014, 1:31 pm

DrP, does your dad have a faucet on the drum?
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6824
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 68
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

Back to top Go down

watering bucket Empty Re: watering bucket

Post  Drpepperz 5/5/2014, 3:12 pm

Nope, he just dips a container in it to draw water and empties it in the fall...He will put a running water hose in it for sometime every now and then to stir it up and prevent algae from building up
avatar
Drpepperz

Posts : 56
Join date : 2014-04-21
Location : Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Back to top Go down

watering bucket Empty Re: watering bucket

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum