Making rain barrel systems was a blast. A few mistakes down the way, but all in all it came out to be a great addition to my yard. Took all the idea's I liked from other sites and combined them to make my own.
5 DIY videos for the frugal home gardener
MNT’s Rainwater Collection System with Manifold
How to clean rain barrels. Rain Barrels should be cleaned yearly. Add cup bleach to each and let set 24 hours. Water can be used for dishes, toilet flushing, laundry, etc. at this point, but not for irrigating plants or consumption.
Rain Barrel and Diverter
After acquiring a couple of food-grade chemical barrels for free, I wanted to create a rain barrel with a diverter. However, all of the diverters, either commercial.
Diagram Of Connected Water Tanks 2
How to Build a Rain Barrel
This is great since we don't have any outdoor hose hookups! How to Build a Rain Barrel. A dual barrel system that uses atmospheric pressure to equalize the water volume in both rain barrels. Use the water from your rain barrels to water your plants.
"BareNaked Beauty" Rain Barrel System on 24 inch double barrel stand.
Rain barrel setup for water storage and watering plants. Frame lattice work with plants to keep out of sight.
Home Made 220 Gallon Rain Barrel Collection System
How to Make a Rain Barrel
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Build A 3 Drum Rain Collection System DIY Project - The Homestead Survival - Water Storage and Purification - Homesteading - Emergency Preparedness
Robinson-Solutions Professional Window Cleaning: Rain Water Harvesting - Make Your Own For WFP Use
DIY Rain Barrel - I will be building one of these next to my vegetable garden! DIY Rain Barrel - I will be building one of these next to my vegetable garden! DIY Rain Barrel - I will be building one of these next to my vegetable garden!
Reuse or Recycle in the Home Garden
In addition to recycling plastic bottles and jugs for watering slowly, try to recycle your waste water for the garden. Water collected in rain barrels, or water from the bath or laundry can be used in the garden. I'd probably use glass bottles.
Reuse rain water for your garden – so clever if you have to pay water rates. And the green hose lets excess water run out before the barrel overfills too!
Stylish and Low Cost 55 Gallon Drum Planters
Reclaimed wood transforms a blue barrel (or ugly plastic pot) into a beautiful planter- rain water barrel