Sunday, January 6, 2013
So yesterday we took my truck to Home Depot, figured out how to make it and what we needed and bought all the parts enough for 2 barrels. The 40 gal trash can price astounded me at $37.50! Shouldn't trash cans be about $10.00? Granted these are 8 gallons larger than the common 32 gal. But almost $40 per can? Ugh!
My Rick figured out how to cut the lid so that the flexible gutter extension would fit and he cut the downspout for it. I attached the hose spigot and he attached the overflow pipe. We had a bunch of scalloped cement edging that I leveled on the ground and we set the can on top.
This one is on the side yard and the other is on the front yard which I will plant around to disguise.
Over night it rained and the one in front is about 1/4 filled! Now I need it to really pour rain! And if I could utilize the other 5 downspouts, I would!