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Woodmeister Master Builders
1 Review
Woodmeister Master Builders - WestWind
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Where is this wood rain barrel from?
Who makes the plaque w/ the cottage name? Thank you
This Oak rain barrel was pruchased from an online resource - Aaron's Rain Barrels: http://www.ne-design.net/oak-whiskey-barrel.html
ultimate rain barrel. Fortunately, it fits well with a number of house and garden styles, including traditional, cottage and ranch homes
I want an oak rain barrel or 2 on our house!
A wooden barrel is, of course
rain barrel to water the plants
Rain barrels. Collecting water for future use is a wonderful way to keep from wasting this precious resource. This old-fashioned barrel fits right in with the architecture here.
A wooden barrel is, of course, the ultimate rain barrel. Fortunately, it fits well with a number of house and garden styles, including traditional, cottage and ranch homes.
“like it” — Shoaib Khan
Calico Studio
3 Reviews
Ames Lake Studio
Ideabooks3,693
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Where and how much is the rain water system? Also what is the capacity?
Love the rain barrel, would like to know how to purchase
Rain catchment system for landscape watering
Rain barrels can supplement water provided by a well
big barrel to catch the rain water
Rain water barrels for outdoor watering.
Consider adding a rain barrel. The average temperature in May is 85 degrees, and our average rainfall is 4 1/2 inches. The problem, as we all know too well, is that Texas is anything but average — our temperatures can easily soar into the 90s, and we can see May come and go without a drop of rain. So in areas
areas like ours, where water is a precious resource, consider adding a rainwater collection system, like a rain barrel. Just a few showers in May can help nourish your garden throughout the summer.
“The tank.” — suzycollett
Johnston Design Group
9 Reviews
Mountain Park Green Home
Ideabooks1,957
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atop a rain barrel. Make sure the barrel has a screen cover to filter out debris and prevent wildlife from dropping in.
love the rain barrel and the rain chain.
ornamental rain chain to rain barrel
Rain Barrel with ornamental rain chain
water, but any aluminum downspout can be cut and angled to rest atop a rain barrel. Make sure the barrel has a screen cover to filter out debris and prevent any wildlife from dropping in. While you're out there, check to make sure none of your garden hoses are leaking — just as with a dripping faucet
touch. Nestle your barrel into a bed or rocks and grow vines around it for a natural look.
Save Water1. Add a rain barrel. Setting up a rain barrel can be quite easy, and you'll save money on your water bill — I mean, it's free water. The rain barrel here uses an ornamental rain chain to collect water
“Rainwater harvesting” — mullinob
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Alfresco Living
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Is the wood barrel a rain barrel? If so, is it commercially available?
we will be having a rain catcher like this so we can water our plants with rainwater
love to have a rain barrel
worth making room for. Clear off a bit of table space, gather your favorite tools and containers, and get to work!
rain barrel. also concrete and tubing potting bench. nice.
Love the rain carrel. Can get one at Aaron's rain barrels
Rain barrel and general level of space
arranging area is a delight well worth making room for. Clear off a bit of table space, gather your favorite tools and containers, and get to work!
8. Use a wooden one to harvest rainwater. Companies like Aaron's Rain Barrels repurpose old whiskey barrels into rain barrels. While I'm all for reusing rainwater
“retractable drying rack” — simonbooley
Kipnis Architecture + Planning
20 Reviews
Exterior - Daytime
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provides access to the upper floor, and features a series of 8x8 glass blocks that light up at night and provide natural daylighting during the day. A rain chain is visible on the right, but the bottom 'dish' was not set in its final location. Photo Credit: Kipnis Architecture + Planning
Copper Mizoko Rain Chain 8.5 ft
rain barrel is a nice idea
Using rain chains to frame the entry is very pleasing to the eye.
A pair of rain chains is a nice addition to the front of this home and will surely catch the eye of anyone who visits.
They also can become beautiful accents on a home. These copper rain chains hanging form the entry pediment provide ornament, a glint of copper, and add a new shape to this very geometric
“color and style ok” — sconnell67
Native Edge Landscape
12 Reviews
Crestview
Ideabooks1,778
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Source for this rain barrel? Thank you.
Do you have 'plans' for building the rain barrel base? Tks. S
I can see how it is bolted together but what does the barrel sit on? Many thanks for any help!
post, and vice versa in order to achieve the flush facade. The Rain Barrel (55 gallon drum) sits on the horizontal 4" x 4" posts, the vertical posts are notched on the inside corners in order to create a snug fit against the rain barrel, and act as a brace. The Cedar posts have also been sealed to withstand
We actually ordered this from a local company that specializes in rain barrels and tanks! http://austingreenwater.com/
rain barrel collection for watering plants
I like the idea of a rain barrel, just not this style.
“rain water harvesting” — sheebae
Fivedot Design Build
4 Reviews
The Orchard
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metal roof/hot climate (19 degree latitude is tropical hot and rainforest). In smallening my bed/kitchen space, it became possible to accommodate the rain catchment metal roof as a much larger feature of the building. In researching the structures of 150 years ago when they built with locally harvested
Hi Ankur. To mitigate heat gain, you can paint the metal white. This will make it absorb less energy. To mitigate heat transfer to the interior, you can create a ventilated air gap between the roof metal and the interior surface
Gravel and concrete slabs make a pathway
concrete catch basins for rain water collection
The roof and gutter system works with the rain barrels
Catchment system for rain and grey
“the concrete slabs” — RNH
Gardens by Gabriel
7 Reviews
Artful Water Catchment
Ideabooks1,194
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Surrounded by papyrus, this brightly-colored rain barrel is the finishing touch on a water-wise garden in Grover Beach, CA.
Where did you ge that great rain barrel?
It's so nice looking! Unlike the ones that look like big barrels-o-monkeys...
Rain Barrel is from Gardeners.com, phone # is 802-660-3505. Happy hunting!
A great way to catch the rain water
"Surrounded by papyrus, this brightly-colored rain barrel is the finishing touch on a water-wise garden "
Blend it in. If you'd rather your barrel blend in, tuck it into the corner and surround it with soft plantings. Repeating the terra cotta elements in the rest of the space provides design
Go green in the suburbs. Owning your own single-family home does hold a few advantages over living in apartment buildings and condos: You can make more lasting structural changes without asking permission from a co-op or homeowners association. For a quick addition, try using a rainwater collecting system
“Roof water collection for watering garden and possibly toilets too?” — rachelburrell
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