DIY Rain Barrels

Rain barrels are relatively easy to make, but finding the barrel can be a challenge. I have seen rain barrels already assembled at places like Whole Foods and even Lowe's for upwards of $100. So we were thrilled when we found barrels at the Manchester Earth Day festival for only $15, it even came with a 6" hole in the top with a tight mesh mosquito screen to keep any standing-water-lovin' bugs out and to allow all the rain water in. All we had to do was add a faucet (hose bib) and an overflow valve. More on this project @
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