Mike Mendeck and Bob Dailey discuss rainwater harvesting (video)

Exploring rainwater harvesting with Master Gardener Mike Mendeck – Part 2

Part 2 with Bob Dailey at the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension service for Montgomery County in Conroe walking to Mike Mendeck . Mike is a master gardener and a rainwater harvesting specialist. Here, Mike takes us through the extensive rainwater harvesting systems at the Montgomery County Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service in Conroe, Texas. Read more…

Mike Mendeck and Bob Dailey discuss rainwater harvesting (video)

Rainwater Harvesting Made Simple

Master Gardener and Rainwater Harvesting Specialist Mike Mendeck explains the basics of rainwater harvesting and some of the special tricks he and other master gardeners have developed to enhance rainwater harvesting. Find out more about the Montgomery County Texas Master Gardeners here. Information about rainwater harvesting from the Texas Water Development Board.

Can we really smell rain?

We’ve all heard someone say “I smell rain,” as storm clouds gather. And we’ve probably heard experts say “rain has no smell.” As odd as it may seem, both answers are correct…well, sort of.   When a raindrop comes in contact with the earth (or any porous surface) it traps miniscule pockets of air. These…

water droplet digital wallpaper

Make your lawn a giant rainwater harvesting system

As water becomes a more precious and expensive natural resource, experts are looking at ways to conserve and extend its usefulness. This is especially true for lawns, which guzzle large amounts of drinking water, especially during long, hot summers.

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