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More rainbarrels harvesting rain water in Philadelphia

I recently sold to a new customer who needed help installing a rain barrel. They hired Main Line Gutter to do the install. Here are some great pics! Thanks Mark!

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Welcome Spring 2012! It’s time for gardening and harvesting rainwater!

I’m pleased that we are already into the second week of April and Spring is here. I’ve been building rain barrels to ring in this years gardening season. I recently found an Associated Press article encouraging rain barrel use as … Continue reading

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Rain Barrels in time for Spring

I’m gearing up to begin building my rain barrels for the upcoming season. I will still be building with white re-purposed food grade HDPE #2 plastic closed top barrels and brass fittings. I’m looking into different avenues to advertise in … Continue reading

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Winter reading to plan your springtime garden, harvest rainwater !

While we are slowing our outside activities and our gardens sleep there are many online resources to read and make notes for next years garden. Harvesting rain water in a rain barrel can be an easy and economical way to … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Water Department making great new efforts!

Stormwater runoff is a major problem in metropolitan areas. Philadelphia Water Department is taking steps to change it’s aging infrastructure for the better!     http://phillywatersheds.org/storage-wars-philadelphias-green-infrastructure-takes-lee-and-irene

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Gardening season slows down + Where to Bike: Philadelphia

As the height of gardening season slows down and fall sets in I’m selling less and less rain barrels. I still have a small number in stock for those sales that happen from time to time and will still be … Continue reading

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Rain barrels at Greenfest Philly + calculating rain water

I have been invited be an exhibitor at the 6th Annual Greenfest Philly on Saturday, September 10 at Headhouse Square here Philadelphia, PA. Showing off the rain barrels I make and talking with people about the benefits of collecting rain … Continue reading

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Still delivering rain barrels in Philadelphia…

Yes it was a hot day today, but I had to make a delivery. So I loaded up the bicycle and headed to East Passyunk Ave with a custom rainbarrel. Of course since I was heading south of Washington I … Continue reading

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Philly Eco City and a Bike-In Movie

I delivered two rain barrels out to the Germantown section of Philadelphia yesterday. I met Jacques who writes a blog called Philly Eco City. He has a great garden and needed a way to water it without turning on the … Continue reading

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My rain barrels featured in the Art in the Open Festival in Philadelphia, PA

Local artist Zoë Cohen will be using two of my rain barrels for her project along the Schuylkill River this week between 10am and 6pm. Be sure to see what’s happening along the Schuylkill River Path during the Art in … Continue reading

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