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    • Ohio Realty Partners

      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! #CurbAppeal #Garden #Gardening #Grow #Home #Landscaping #Planting #Plants

    • Joyce Gleason

      Rain Barrel! Great idea to save and utilize rain water. #garden #outdoor

    • Jessie R

      How To Build a Rain Water Barrel? How cool is this?! #rainbarrel

    • J H

      DIY Rain Water Barrel. I love this idea!

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