Rain chains are a stylish alternative to downspouts. When water empties out of the gutter, it clings to the chain until it reaches the ground. A catch basin lets it gently spill over to prevent erosion. via : my home my style
Using a rain barrel can save you a significant amount of money in a season. For each inch of rain that falls on 500 square feet of roof, you can collect 300 gallons of water to use in your garden, or your lawn. If we ever got rain.
I like to try different ways to save time and work in the garden.I made a rain barrel system and I tried rain gutters upside down with soaker hoses running through them. I put straw in between the rows of gutters to keep the wee.
How to Winterize a Rain Barrel rainwater If you live in an area that gets ice, snow, and/or freezing temperatures in winter, you should add one often overlooked task to your Fall Prepare for Winter Checklist