Homemade Rain Barrel - good way to 'recycle' water and not have to jack up your water bill! Penabade maybe Aaron should set this up so you guys can still water the garden & grass w/out the water bill being so dang high!
Sounds like a good idea: Start your tomato seeds like this then put the whole thing in the ground when you plant them, the tomatoes will thrive off the egg shells (calcium--helping prevent blossom rot)
Use an old pallet to make a vertical herb garden! Cheap, easy and beautiful! Just make sure to find out how the pallet was treated so you're not planting in harmful chemicals! And- u can write the name of the herbs on the wood!