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.
Conserve precious rain water and save money by making your own rain barrel. Use it to water your plants and lawn - 1 inch of rain falling off a square foot house can equal about 600 gallons of water! Don't let any of that go to waste!
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I always seem to have a ton of excess rain water in my yard. i think i am going to make two of these Rain barrels. Note spigot on bottom, overflow valve on top. 20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas
Gold fish are thriving and keeping mosquitos away. This is their third summer in the rain barrels and are doing very well. In the winter I bring them inside and keep in a fish tank. Great idea if I ever get my rain barrel set up.