The Green Desk
Installing a Rain Barrel
How can I harvest rainwater to use for watering plants?
Children enjoy watering plants with rainwater collected in rain barrels using child-sized watering cans and buckets. Watering plants with harvested rainwater saves resources and is a learning opportunity. Rain barrels are inexpensive and the tools and skills required for installation are fairly basic.
Click here for an information sheet with step-by-step instructions for installing a rain barrel.