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I'm planning on setting up a hanging garden at my Aunt's house (I normally do hydroponics, but I want to test hanging gardens because her place gets a lot of sun). However, I want it to be self-watering, with as little maintenance required since I don't really trust them to look after it that well. I already have a water pump.
Here's what I'm planning. A basin on the bottom to collect and recycle water, that will be pumped back to the top into a reservoir on intervals, which will hopefully trickle water back into the container.
My problem is, I want to do drip irrigation (or at least slow watering). What should I do? Right now I'm considering putting a layer of cotton underneath the reservoir (which has a few holes in it). Will that work well, or is there a better method?
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Electrical hardship befalls me.
6 outlets have no power. GFCIs checked, one is in the circuit line but has no load lines, so it doesnt protect anything and isnt receiving power anyways.
House was built maybe around 1964, no gfci in the garage. Only 2 in bathrooms, and a few outside. All checked and reset just in case.
No breaker popped, all ones that may be it (horribly labeled, something I plan to do soon) have been flipped on and off just in case. I also used my multimeter and read 120volts coming out of every single breaker.
I checked 4 of these outlets for power inside the box, nada. The ones I haven't checked yet would logically be in the middle of the lines, but will get to those later.
Currently I am thinking to flip off main power, go to each of the thought to be ends or beginnings of the line and twist the wires together (white black, hot load <lol) one at a time and then checking for continuity from the white lines and to the breaker line at the breaker box to find a broken/corroded wire.
I am about ready to call an electrician, but if I can find a line break that would hopefully keep some diagnostic cost down. Any ideas? HALP INTERNET
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As far as everything you say, I have a few things to say. While leather working is very fun, you tend to run into a lot of money being held up in it. Also, there are better places to get leather than Tandy. Tandy's leather is cheap and isn't as high quality as some others, such as Hermann Oak or Wickett & Craig. If you have any other questions, feel free to look up my business, O'Bryan's Leather Works.