water butt


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

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There are things that need attention now, like buying a water butt, improving the condition of the soil and regular watering.
Bath water can also be re-used if you install a diverter, which redirects water from the downpipe into a water butt.
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.
"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."
Water Butts Direct [www.waterbuttsdirect.co.uk or 01884 841 515] has a range for the spaceimpaired (like the 100-litre Slim Rainstore Space Saver at pounds 19.53) as well as for the largergardened and visual-conscious (like the 120-litre Authentic Oakwood-Effect Water Butt at pounds 78.20).
"I also use my water butt to rinse off the carrots and then eat some of them.
If you're choosing which downpipe to connect to, use one that gets its rain from a large portion of the roof - you won't ll a water butt up that quickly from a porch roof, for example.
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.
There are so many products on the market now to help us save water that there's really no excuse not to, from controlled irrigation systems where sensors monitor the moisture in the soil and only water your plants when the soil really needs it, to bath water diverters which send all your 'grey' water to your water butt.
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.
Miriam, via email AA WATER butt is ideal for water conservation.
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 fill up, but you won't want to spread the result on your garden.
Watertight solution for a clogged butt a My water butt is getting clogged with leaves and debris from the gutters - any tips on how I can stop this from happening?
6 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.