Recently, I've shared ways to reduce water use in your home. However, if you also have significant water use in your garden, you might want to consider ways to reduce water use around your home as well. One great way to do this is by adding a water barrel, which collects rainwater that falls on your roof. You can, of course, purchase a rainbarrel, but this will run you hundreds of dollars. A more cost-effective choice is to build your own rainbarrel using a food-grade plastic barrel.
To find out how to make a water barrel, read more.