Would be swell to have a rain barrel right IN my container groupings---and up on a pedestal of some kind…Spray paint the outside--keep a watering can nearby….No rocks at the base though---I want clear access---Maybe even pavers….
How to paint a plastic rain barrel. Or in my case an ink barrel that is just plain black. It is used for a big trash can for the pool parties we host. Have always wanted to add a monogram or something to dress it up.
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,
Conserve precious rain water and save money by making your own rain barrel. Use it to water your plants and lawn - 1 inch of rain falling off a square foot house can equal about 600 gallons of water! Don't let any of that go to waste!