How to clean rain barrels. Rain Barrels should be cleaned yearly. Add cup bleach to each and let set 24 hours. Water can be used for dishes, toilet flushing, laundry, etc. at this point, but not for irrigating plants or consumption.
Seed Starting 101: Planting Pepper Seed
How to plant your pepper seeds successfully. Planting from seed give you a larger choice on the varieties you grow. Part of my Seed Starting 101 series. The Reid Homestead
How To DIY Aquaponics - The How To DIY Guide on Building Your Very Own Aquaponic System
DIY 550 gallon rainwater retention system from LDSPrepper. He shows step-by-step how to capture rainwater, filter it and store it for long-term use. He has 3 of these setups for 1650 gallons of water year-round. It's surprisingly simple to do .