DIY Rain Barrel Plans

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that nearly 40 percent of household water is used for lawn and garden maintenance. One way to reduce this is to build a rain barrel to collect rainwater runoff from your home. Since rainwater is soft and devoid of minerals, chlorine, fluoride and other harmful chemicals, it’s great for your […]

2015 Resolution: Install Rain Barrels

To attain my goal of saving water in 2015, I’m installing rain barrels near my gardens. What are your garden goals this year?

Save H20: Water Your Garden Using a Rain Barrel

Only about 2 to 3 percent of the Earth’s water is fresh, and of that percentage, a scant 0.3 percent is available for use. With every living thing on the planet utterly dependent on it, fresh water will become more and more valuable over the coming years.