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Using a pump to water garden from rain barrel water
collect rainwater for gardens. You can also layer chicken manure on a screen on top of the barrel to add organic material to the water as a "tea" for your vegetables.
This simple rainwater-harvesting system will put the water where your plants need it most. Illustration by Elayne Sears. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.
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