Rain barrels are a great way to save energy and money throughout the growing season, but for those who live in cooler climates, rain barrels can be problematic when temperatures drop below freezing. Preparing your rain barrel for winter can prolong its life and save you from replacing it anytime soon. Step 1: Drain your…


Rainwater Use: Be Green and Save Green By Installing a Rain Barrel To properly install a rain barrel you will need two to four cinder blocks, a guttering elbow, a 15’ or longer piece of garden hose, a hack saw and a shovel. Step 1: Use the hack saw to remove the lower portion of…