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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Cisterns
have been used for centuries to store drinking water.&nbsp; They are usually in
the ground where they can stay cool, dark and enclosed.&nbsp; Using one for
irrigation could easily be done.&nbsp; They are usually concrete and hold
thousands of gallons of water, but can be even a 55 gallon plastic barrel.&nbsp;
They must stay cool, dark and enclosed to keep out critters and insects.&nbsp;
A little beach occasionally keeps the algae down.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt;color:navy'>Woodland <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City
 w:st="on">Produce- Fairton</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">New Jersey</st1:State></st1:place><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoAutoSig><font size=3 color=navy face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;color:navy'>Hydroponically producing sustainable salad
greens in the Northeast.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Tahoma;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font size=2
face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'>
market-farming-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org
[mailto:market-farming-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org] <b><span style='font-weight:
bold'>On Behalf Of </span></b>JAY GJERSETH<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Monday, June 04, 2007 1:29
PM<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b>
Market-farming@lists.ibiblio.org<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> [Market-farming] water
storeage</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>Sinc we are on the subject of water storeage does anyone have any
advice about rainwater storeage?How long before it becomes a stagnant mosquito
breeding grounds and how do I prevent this.I work on a much smaller scale than
most of you.(I'm working on my spin farming techniques) and so far Ive just
used buckets and smaller containers since we had a very dry May.Ive obtained a
large plastic container(approx.150gal)and since we have had rain 3 out of 4
June days I hope to preserve some of it.Thanks for any advice or
suggestions.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>&nbsp; Im not in production yet so I hope to get things set up this
year,(raised beds,small green house,stand,zoning,etc.)and so far tour advice
has been a great help.Im sure Ill need alot more so THANKS in advance.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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Jay<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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