We came across an amazing article we just had to share with you. The article, 10 Easy Ways to Build Your Own Rain Barrel, shows you just that: these ideas really are do-able for most gardeners.
According to EPA estimates, homeowners can save an average of 1300 gallons of water during peak summer months if a rain barrel is utilized. And though you can always buy one read-made, we feel it’s so satisfying to have hands-on input with every aspect of your garden.
If you’d like to make your own rain barrel, keep the following info in mind:
Click here for instructions if you’re ready to take the plunge, and go to p. 2 for images of the best (and easiest!) barrels to make yourself. (All images: gardeningchannel.com)
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