This workshop will be hosted online as part of our virtual event series.
Greg will share with you some tried and true ways to harvest and collect rain and other waters from around your home for your garden needs.
Living in the Sonoran Desert has unique water challenges. Greg will share with you some tried and true ways to harvest and collect rain and other waters from around your home for your garden needs. Not only will you learn to how to catch the water, you'll learn ways to store it effectively. Bring a notebook and your sense of adventure. You’ll learn:
Instead of requiring a book purchase to attend this event, we ask that you pay what you can. A suggested contribution of $5 or $10 will help keep our virtual event series—and our bookstores—going until we're able to host live events again. The best way to support us and our author guests, however, is to purchase a copy of their books on our website.
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- The true meaning of rainwater and greywater harvesting
- Water harvesting ROI (return on investment)
- The five components of a complete water harvesting system
ABOUT THE HOST
- Cost: $5+ suggested donation per person.
- Register below.
The big secret in Greg’s life is that although he has been a gardener in the Southwest since 1975, he is still discovering how to grow food in the desert, including how to get your gardens watered with rainwater. Being a lifelong Phoenix gardener, it is often assumed that he has growing all figured out – so much so that when people tell him they have two black thumbs he just laughs, then promises them that he has killed more plants, including trees, than they probably ever will. In reality, gardening in the desert is simple if you know the rules.