Monthly Archives: June 2011


Cedar Rain Bench update

By |2016-12-12T06:29:45+00:00June 14th, 2011|rain harvesting examples, raindom|

We were so excited about this we just had to share... Yep, it's a bench.   Yep, it's a rain barrel. It even catches the rain that falls on its surface while collecting roof runoff, too.  Unlike many previous designs, the fittings are hidden so only the tubes (for filling and overflow) show. [wp_eStore_add_to_cart id=6] The [...]

It’s Raining… compost?

By |2016-12-12T06:29:45+00:00June 9th, 2011|for the garden|

Raining Compost? What on earth is that supposed to mean!?Well, not really RAINING Compost.  But I got your attention, didn't I?  We are talking about using it, and mulch.  And how does it have anything todo with rainwater harvesting? Ok, let’s look at the purpose(s) of harvesting rain: it’s free (aside from the cost of storage, [...]