Rain Spout Trellis: Conceal unsightly outdoor plumbing by turning an eyesore into an attractive feature with a vertical garden - train a colourful climber up a wire or trellis structure. What a great idea! More vertical garden inspiration @ http://themicrogardener.com/add-space-with-creative-vertical-gardens-part-1/ | The Micro Gardener Hiding Downspout, Gardens Ideas, Downspout Trellis, Cool Ideas, Drain Spout, Rainspout, Drain Pipe, Great Ideas, Covers Up
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This also works if watering pail is sitting on ground, with downspout emptying into top of it - saves a bit of rainwater for you to use in your potted plants...
Rain chains are a beautiful and functional alternative to traditional, closed gutter downspouts. Guiding rain water visibly down chains or cups from the roof to the ground, rain chains transform a plain gutter downspout into a pleasing water feature. From the soft tinkling of individual droplets to the soothing rush of white water, they are a treat to listen to.