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13 Things You May Not Be Allowed to Do in Your Backyard

A man's -- or woman's -- home is their castle, correct? Well sometimes. Although you might think you have the right to do whatever you want in the privacy of your backyard, your local government m…


3 Ways to Harvest the Awesome Power of Rain

"Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day," goes the children's chant. Even as grownups, many of us dread having our plans disrupted or our clothes soaked by an unexpected shower. However, whi…


World Groups Encourage Governments To Utilize Rainwater

In case you weren't aware, March 20-26 is World Water Week, and all week long, people have been writing blog posts and organizing events to help inform others about issues of water availability, conta…


Harvest Rain with Solar Power

In theory, harvesting rain is easy: you just put out a bucket or barrel, and wait for the clouds to gather. But then you've just got...a big barrel of water. Putting the rainwater to efficient use onc…


Save Water With a Homemade Rain Barrel

Gardening season is here! Whether you're growing edibles, flowers, or anything in between, those plants are bound to be thirsty as temperatures heat up. A rain barrel is a great way to keep your…


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