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A pre-built DIY?

By |2017-02-25T23:30:45+00:00February 25th, 2017|Creative, Design, for the garden, how-to, not a rain barrel, raindom, sustainable design|

"DIY" means different things to different people. I consider myself an avid DIYer (growing up in farm country, I learned basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical and welding from my dad), and nowadays you can find out how to do just about anything from one Google search and a Youtube video. However, there are limitations to how [...]

Tossed in jail for that third rain barrel?

By |2017-02-16T15:15:55+00:00February 16th, 2017|for the garden, how-to, rain harvesting examples, raindom, sustainable design|

Hey, Way to go, Colorado! First, I have to say that I'm sure there are those with the best of intentions behind the water laws of the west, and that probably even more good intentions went into the "legalizing of rain barrels" in Colorado. Well, sort of. I don't get political, and I'm not trying [...]

300 gallon Cedar Rain Bench DIY

By |2017-02-24T15:02:30+00:00April 18th, 2015|design ideas, for the garden, how-to, not a rain barrel, rain harvesting examples, raindom, sustainable design|

When you realize 55 gallons of water is not nearly enough... It's time to set a new standard in rainwater storage. It's time to save water like you've never done before. 300 gallons of rainwater collection. One beautiful cedar bench. All.  In.  One. Does it cost a small fortune? Not with this handy dandy little DIY kit. [...]

Rain Bench tips & tricks

By |2017-03-08T12:42:31+00:00April 16th, 2015|how-to, raindom|

The instructions are pretty self-explanatory, but here are a few little tips and tricks that we have figured out after building a few of these Rain Bench things... 1.  First, read through the instructions before you start.  I know, I know, they always say that, but it might save you some hassle, that's all I'm saying. [...]

retrofit: Rain Collecting Cap

By |2016-12-12T06:29:44+00:00March 25th, 2015|design ideas, how-to, rain harvesting examples, raindom, sustainable design|

Here is just one way to modify your existing rain bench to make the cap itself collect rainwater and put it inside your bench....  RainBench Retrofit: Collect water that falls on your rain bench, too. *This retrofit is for standard 65 gallon Rain Bench made with 1 DIY kit, 1 sheet of plywood and some 2x2s… [...]

Commercial Downspout Diverter

By |2016-12-12T06:29:47+00:00July 14th, 2010|diverters etc, rain harvesting examples|

We successfully installed the Saving Rain Downspout Diverter on 2 large (4"x4" square) commercial buildings this spring, and they are working great.  Here is a photo of the installation at Monona Public Library, with a self-watering rain planter to catch the rain and water annuals automatically, while directing overflow into a rain garden... This [...]

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