ISSUE 45  |  Materials

A Clever Way to Collect Rainwater

November 07, 2012 6:00 PM

BY Michelle Slatalla

One of our favorite ways to collect fresh water for the garden is with a wall-mounted rain tank:

Above: A rust-resistant galvanized steel Water Butt with its own watering can can be attached to a downpipe or hung against a wall. It’s £66 from Garden Trading.

(N.B.: For more wall-mounted rain tanks, see “Minimalist Garden Products on a Mission.”