How to Make a DIY Rain Barrel from a Garbage Can
Today's featured DIY project is a great one because we are entering a lovely rainy season soon! Collecting rain water is a convenient, thrifty and green way to water your yard. But not only that, is is a cleaner, more natural way to care for your gardens, yard and landscape. There's an article...
Vote by Sept. 28 for winner of Create a Splash rain barrel painting contest
All the entries are in for the first annual Create A Splash! Rain Barrel Painting Contest sponsored by the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays. Now it’s time to vote for the popular choice winner of the 2011 contest. To vote for a favorite, go to...
Environmental Art: Local rain barrel takes first prize in nationwide contest — Grid Magazine
You might never imagine a rain barrel as public art, but that’s exactly what Rittenhouse neighbors Karen Villareal and Pat Harner have created. Their fly fishing-inspired rain barrel recently won first prize in Plow & Hearth’s Water Colors Contest—a competition
CISTA: Modern Rainwater Harvesting Made Beautiful
Generally associated with plastic and wooden 55 gallon drums covered with slimy moss, rainwater harvesting just doesn't seem to capture the imagination like an exotic green roof or a gleaming solar array -- until now. The CISTA rainwater harvesting system
21 Ways To Beautify Your Rain Catchment Barrels
Rain catchment barrels are used as a way collect water for watering your garden. You can even beautify your rain catchment barrels to improve visual appeal.
Simple Barrel System Collects 825 Gallons Of Water - Homestead & Survival
Want to harness all that rain water running off your roof each year? Why not use it to water your garden throughout the dry months and cut down on your water bill? Here is a simple system you can use to trap rainwater in 55 gallon drums, and store it for use later in your […]