I like unique rain barrels. I particularly like ones with taps above as well as below. The article is strictly about aesthetic rain barrel design & doesn't actually address this rain barrel and whether it is functional or not.
21 DIY Greenhouses with Great Tutorials: Ultimate collection of THE BEST tutorials on how to build amazing DIY greenhouses, hoop tunnels and cold frames! Lots of inspirations to get you started! - A Piece of Rainbow Más
Build your own raised bed. Get more food from better soil with less water with raised beds. Landscape designer Linda Chisari shares her design (and materials list), along with advice on sizing and adding a convenient irrigation system.