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    Melting snow to water CP's

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    Have any of you northern CP growers ever collected snow and melted it for your CP's? Im running out of the water I saved from my dehumidifier over the summer and I was going to start bringing in snow and melting it. I figured I could get enough to fill up about 5 gallons. Anybody else do this

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    yeah, i heard snow works fine.

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    Snow is perfectly fine as long as its not near the road where the salt is! Pick it from your backyard/field/ anywhere salt is not used!

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    Agreed. Snow is just frozen rain water. As long as the snow isn't contaminated by any kind of chemicals, you should be fine.

    I wouldn't recommend yellow snow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PlantAKiss View Post
    I wouldn't recommend yellow snow.
    Someone always beats me to that joke!

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    Have you considered purchasing distilled water or R.O. water from the store? If you don't have that many plants to water, it may be more convenient for you to buy water. I go to the grocery store with my 5-gallon jug and buy refills of R.O. water. The grocery store I fo to only charges 50 cents per gallon. Our local Walmart charges 68 cents a gallon for distilled water. Good luck with which ever route you take.
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    50 and 68 for a gallon of distilled water?!?!

    I have two different local grocery stores that only charge 29 and 39 per gallon.
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    As long as the snow is uncontaminated it will be fine. But you have shovel a lot of snow to get 5 gallons of liquid.

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