Greywater wetland's first inundation
I've been looking forward to
laundry day so I could try out my new laundry
nook beside the greywater
it works like a charm!
I actually thought I
might need to add rocks to the slope between the laundry nook and the
wetland to prevent erosion, but the water gushes out with such force it
ends up right where I want it.
Dishwater hasn't been
enough to wet more than the entrance to the wetland, but the washer
dumps enough water to inundate the whole depressed area. Not so
much it runs into the pond, though, which is a good
So far, all the
greywater wetland does is prevent excess water from souping up the
yard. I keep planting things in the wetland and around the edges,
though, so in a few months hopefully leaves will pop out and the whole
ecosystem will come together.
We should have chicks
hatching this weekend, and our automatic waterer is all ready to keep the
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