This rubber hose chair created by Wholman from Instructables has been making it's way around the DIY blogosphere this week, and rightfully so. It's clever, unique, and seemingly pretty easy to make. And admit it, if the hose were black and the frame a sleek stainless, you wouldn't balk at seeing this dude in contemporary art museums.
Summer water needs lead to shortages in some places, and increased water bills everywhere. Beyond bigger investments like rain barrels (which really aren't that expensive or inconvenient) and gray water systems, here's few tips from CasaSugar to better use water in your lawn and garden.
- Raise your mower's blade. Apparently, longer grass needs less water.
- Don't water unless the soil is dry 1 1/2 inches down
- Water your garden early