April HUG – Rainwater for your Garden

Every gardener will tell you rain is the best water for our plants. Nell will answer all our questions on collecting & using rainwater. Did you know that a 1,000 square foot roof can capture over 600 gallons in a 1″ rainfall? How big a system do you need? How to keep it clean & free of mosquitos. How to use it in your irrigation system. What are the laws in Texas? Can you drink it?

Metal Rain Tanks, LLC, is owned and operated by one of the few female Master Plumbers in Texas. Nell Wheeler is a green plumber, and her work incorporates her passion for water and energy conservation. For almost 15 years, she has designed and installed rainwater collection systems for homes, businesses and organizations in Houston and central Texas. Nell is also a beekeeper and gardener.

HUG meetings are the second Monday at six thirty at the West Gray Multi-Service Center. Bring food, plants to share & things for door prizes: gadgets, books, jam, plants…

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