Archive for April 25th, 2009

Over a Barrel

Since we plan on having a small garden this year, the thought of collecting rainwater to take care of it was very appealing.  Our “city” water is very chlorinated and hard on vegetation.  We found a deal on 2 rain barrels online and took the plunge.  Thursday evening, we went to work.  I started by leveling out the area where the barrels would go.  C finished that and moved 2 cement blocks on which to set the first barrel.  We are planning on getting a few pretty wall-building blocks from Lowe’s to finish.  Our plan is to lay landscape fabric underneath and then the wall blocks and then the barrels, but this will do for now because we wanted to test it.



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