Archive for June, 2017

Making Your Yard Naturally Beautiful Without Damaging Nature

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

With our garden we used to have everything just look good at the expense of the natural environment. I used gallons of weed-killing chemicals and synthetic fertilizers just on our small property. We even used synthetic chemicals in our pond where we had our koi fish. Plus, the pump was consuming electricity from the grid every day year round. We started by changing our pond ecosystem to one that was as natural as possible, even though the liner for the pond was a heavy plastic membrane and there is an artificial pump for circulation.

The first thing we did was to power the pump using solar energy. We get enough daily wattage to power the pump all day and all night. (more…)