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Wood shed roof repair

Wood shed roof repair

I think we got our wood shed roof fixed for good today.

Our next wood shed will have a metal roof.

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I was washing dirt off potatoes in the kitchen sink and wishing at the time I had a system where the water went to the garden rather than the treatment plant. I like your system. I wonder, do you ever get a foul smell from stagnant water? Do you send big chunks down the "drain" and do you do anything to winterize your system?
Comment by Kathleen Mon Dec 15 16:34:56 2014

@Kathleen: Why not use a bucket of water to rinse the potatoes in? The contents of said bucket can then go back into the garden. Much easier than changing your plumbing. :-)

Comment by Roland_Smith Wed Dec 17 05:48:21 2014
Sometimes it is the simplistic of solutions that we can not see.
Comment by Kathleen Fri Dec 19 06:43:56 2014

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime