Tag: farming

Collecting Rainwater in Alabama

3/9/2016 With over 77,000 rivers and streams and an average rainfall of 55 inches per year, Alabama is a state blessed with natural water resources. Catching and reusing water is an ancient technology that has current value to save energy, money and conserve an important natural resource. If interested in collecting rainwater, first you must… Read more »

Growing Grapes in Alabama

2/23/2016 Growing grapes in Alabama has been practiced since the state was first settled, but has only been successful in certain areas for dedicated growers. To produce quality grapes one must learn about their area, the grape varieties to grow, perfect the setup and devote plenty of attention to the grapevine. Muscadines are a type… Read more »