Rain chain out of buckeyes got some pretty copper ones at Dollar tree today- can't wait to make it! Em
collect rainwater for gardens. You can also layer chicken manure on a screen on top of the barrel to add organic material to the water as a "tea" for your vegetables.
Could I do this with different size plastic buckets wrapped in burlap? By the time the burlap rotted, maybe I could get moss to grow on them? Or just paint them terra cotta?
Rain barrel! (Repurposed wine cask)
Beverage barrel turned into rain barrel
Wish I knew about this site before I ordered a side table- Kentucky Barrels.
Repurposed Oak Whisky Barrel for catching Water for the Garden
Free instructions for making a rain barrel for your garden
gray water and gardens. For more on gray water, see http://urbanhomestead.org/journal/2010/04/28/gray-water-reclamation/ & http://www.oasisdesign.net/greywater/misinfo/index.htm
Rainwater harvesting Rustic rain barrel