A rain barrel's main purpose is to capture rainwater before it leaves your property. Rain barrels are a great way to remove stormwater runoff flowing from…
Built by Hand
Parade Editor.... My husband and I took a used 55-gal. plastic drum and made it into a rain barrel by cutting a hole into the top for the downspout and drilling a hole near the bottom for a faucet so we could attach a hose and water our garden with naturally soft (and free!) rain water. Because the barrel wasn't very attractive I painted it with flowers so it would blend in with our garden.
The Homeowner’s Guide to Rainwater Harvesting
The ultimate beginner's guide to making your own rainwater harvesting system #rainharvesting #raincollecting #homesteading