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.-----great idea and can help save money!
Paver and rock pathway is a good idea with weed block/ curbing instead for a more polished look for the front yard . For the backyard this would look great around the hot tub with the paver inset to grass level (so nobody trips and falls) w/weed block.