water butt


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a butt set on end to contain water especially to store rainwater

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Do not get them mixed up with your soil pipes (which carry waste from your sinks, baths and toilets and into the sewer) - your water butt will still fill up, but you won't want to spread the result on your garden.
Use the rain to water your plants Up to 85,000 litres of rain falls on your roof each year, so install a water butt and use it to water your plants and wash your car.
A water butt is a much 'greener' way to look after the garden than using tap water, which requires a lot of energy for treatment and pumping to customers' homes.
53) as well as for the largergardened and visual-conscious (like the 120-litre Authentic Oakwood-Effect Water Butt at pounds 78.
I also use my water butt to rinse off the carrots and then eat some of them.
Don't get them mixed up with your soil pipes (which carry waste from your sinks, baths and toilets to the sewer), your water butt will still ll up, but you won't want to spread the result on your garden.
KIT LIST To do this job you will need: A water butt (with stand, to raise it off the ground); water butt diverter kit, to match your downpipe; tape measure; spirit level; hack saw; drill with a 25mm bit; rubber mallet (or block of wood and a hammer); concrete paving slab and sharp sand (if fitting on an uneven surface).
OUR EXPERT ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS QMY water butt is getting clogged with leaves and debris from the gutters - any tips on how I can stop this from happening?
It does this whether I take it from the tap or my water butt.
Get the largest water butt that will fit the space you have, sit it on a stand so you can access the tap, and attach it to the down-pipe from your house guttering, your shed or your greenhouse.
uk QI'VE always fancied my own water butt in the garden so I can harvest water from my greenhouse roof.
Your plants, flowers, trees and vegetables all prefer good healthy natural rain water to common chemically treated household tap water and this 100 litre space-saving water butt is just the thing for catching rainwater without losing too much garden/ patio space.
Welsh Water is urging gardeners to avoid water waste, by ditching the sprinkler and investing in a water butt.
The names and addresses of 200 customers of Southern Water were accidentally included in the email sent to 400 people taking part in a free water butt offer run in conjunction with Portsmouth City Council.