Collect Rainwater in a Wood Box Rain Barrel or Wine Barrel?

Clever Disguise Rain BarrelDon’t go grabbing a piece of firewood just yet. That is not stacked wood – it’s a wood box rain barrel!

Now you can hide your extra rainwater in a cleverly-concealed rain barrel that looks like an outdoor wood storage container amongst the landscaping.

OK, it may look a little bit fake. However, you can’t deny that it does look cool.

Also, because of it’s square shape, it can be positioned right up against a wall. This means that it takes up very little space in your yard while still collecting about 50 gallons of water runoff.

Rainwater Catcher Barrels - Set of 2 with Linking KitNote: If the wood box above is out of stock, check out the Rainwater Catcher Barrels, cleverly shaped like a wine barrels. Each container measures 32″ tall and hold 45 gallons of water.

Their neutral dark brown color makes them look inconspicuous and hides dirt well. Place them next to 2 different downspouts, or link them together (linking kit is included in package).

An Extra Spigot for a Hose or Drip Line…

You might not be able to tell by the photo, but the unit includes 2 brass spigots. This comes in handy if you’re one of those people who likes to have a hose or drip line connected while still having the ability to fill up a watering can when you want. Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? =)

Strong – but Conveniently Lightweight.

It weighs in at 32 pounds, so it’s a little heavier than other resin water tanks, but it’s still easy to move while being durable, low maintenance and long lasting.

Is the Wood Box Rain Barrel Worth the Money?

As of this blog post, this rain barrel is bargain priced – on sale at over 50% off. Plus you get free shipping. If you are planning a water harvesting system at your home and this style appeals to you, this may be the time to stock up – as you can get 2 for the price of one.

Just in case you need them, measurements for this barrel are: 25 x 16 x 40 inches

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