Rain barrels

Posted on | March 13, 2011 | 2 Comments

“Thanks to relentless marketing, rain barrels are enjoying a potent dose of moral buzz that is fast turning them into a 21st century version of the Great Tulip Mania,” writes Owen Dell.

To see what else the author of “Sustainable Landscaping for Dummies” has to say about saving our water supply 55 gallons at a time, click here.

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2 Responses to “Rain barrels”

  1. rhett beavers
    March 13th, 2011 @ 11:01 am

    Brilliant Emily, simply brilliant.

  2. Breathing Treatment (Brent)
    March 14th, 2011 @ 9:13 am

    I’ve been a rain barrel skeptic for some time now having done the analysis for the past several years of rainfall and concluding that the landscape is a far smarter place to store water.

    I’m glad that someone else is finally calling the water barrel’s bluff.

    I did observe, however, that as an educational tool the water barrel has some use.

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