Kyrt Ryder wrote:Personally I'd suggest you not rush into forming a community on that land just yet. Not until you get your water management down and a few years of experimentation with that water supply.
scott romack wrote:100 acres does not seem too much for me. Especially in a brittle environment. Community? Yes, go for it!
Mick Fisch wrote:Is there a decent aquafer? well depths in the area? What is the possibility of a windmill powered pump to get you some water to begin with?
Mick Fisch wrote: Of course the best wind breaks are at 90 degrees to the prevailing wind direction and swales are at 90 degrees to the slope, probably won't directly coincide, but wind break plants have a better chance with a swale.
Mick Fisch wrote: I'm guessing you are like the rest of us, more dreams than gold, so I would suggest you pick your improvements to start with and expand as you can.