First Harvest

I’m sure I’ve probably called something ELSE our first harvest by now, but… This one will be way more exciting.

It’s our first RAINWATER harvest, and it’s coming… SOON (hopefully)!

Chances of a rainy, gloomy holiday weekend are GOOD! YAAAYYY!

Chances of a rainy, gloomy holiday weekend are GOOD! YAAAYYY!

The weather gods (aka, Yahoo! Weather App) are currently calling for mad drops to fall over the coming Thanksgiving weekend. And we’re ready for them:

50 gallon rainwater catchment barrel set up on our driveway gutter by SuperHubs!

50 gallon rainwater catchment barrel set up on our driveway gutter by SuperHubs!

Somehow, we’re even way more excited for this than for Thanksgiving dinner at our house. Which will actually be the FIRST Thanksgiving dinner at 3675 ever! But, hey – turkey ain’t gonna save us if the drought don’t end.

Here’s to a wet one!

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7 thoughts on “First Harvest

  1. I have all king of gutter barrels like that pinned on Pinterest for when we redo our gutters and roof in the Spring!

  2. Margaret Wisniewski says:

    Congratulations on your first Thanksgiving dinner, ever, at 3675! Wish I could be there to eat it with you! And maybe now you can quit worrying about the drought (for a few weeks, anyway). Thank you for doing your part to keep the world beautiful (for a little while longer, anyway). Now, go enjoy God’s blessings and His bounty!

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  4. […] though, that we’re definitely still in a drought. And yet! Thanks to the contents of our trusty rain barrel, we’ve managed to have great luck on our vegetables so far this […]

  5. […] It’s been a while since we made a good old update on the yard at 3675, but don’t worry – we haven’t forgotten our first born and our favorite labor of love. We’ve been a little busy with 2381 lately (which doesn’t even have a yard, really – just a lot of really big trees), but 3675’s landscape continues to evolve, in spite of our record-breaking drought, even (thank you, rain barrel system!). […]

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