Last year, my Dad rigged up a 55 gal drum as a rain barrel. I used it all year and loved it. So I convinced him I needed more rain barrels. My poor father, who has 3 herniated discs in his back right now (surgery scheduled for tomorrow), drove 7 hours to come for AJ's birthday and to install my rain barrels. He started by making a cradle for the rain barrels to help support their weight when full. Connects the 3 barrels together using PVC piping Dad checking out his work during a nice…
We live in South Louisiana. I am convinced that sometimes it is humid enough here for mosquitoes to breed in the air! Ok, so it may not be that bad, but they definitely don't need much water to multiply quickly. We use several rain barrels around the yard for refilling the watering systems for the r
Collecting rainwater is an eco-friendly way to nourish your lawn and garden (and the savings on your water bill isn't so bad, either!). With these rain containment products, you'll save money and Mother Earth in style.
There’s money falling from the skies every time it rains. Here’s how you can harvest your share. Creating a rainwater collecting and storage system is simple. (We’ll show you where to buy barrels and how to build your own.) And … Continue reading →