210 litre Water Butt, complete with stand, filler & tap
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Farrow & Ball Dulux Homebase Crown Heritage Crafted by Crown Ronseal Craig & Rose Sandtex Elle Decoration Rust-Oleum Annie Sloan Zinsser Cuprinol Laura Ashley The C12 is suitable to irrigate one of the stated maximum planting quantities, or a combination thereof. First, work out how often you’ll be using your water butt. If you plan on filling a watering can a few times a week, then a 100 litre water butt would probably suffice, considering that the average watering can holds 10 litres. These water butts also usually have slimmer designs that take up less space.
Lighting Sofa In A Box Bathroom Lights Mirrors Carpets Outdoor Lighting Radiator Covers Fireplaces & Stoves Setting up this plastic water butt takes about 15 minutes , and that includes digging to level out the ground so that the legs are standing on a flat surface. After fitting the legs together, I cut a hole in my drain pipe, then fit the rain diverter, before drilling a hole in the water butt to fit the pipe. It’s a fairly simple process that’s pretty standard across all of the water butts that I tested.
On the plus side, this water butt comes with its tap already connected (not the case for most water butts), which saves a couple of minutes. It’s easy to see why this water butt appeals to such a wide range of people. It’s sleek enough to sit inconspicuously in the corner of small gardens, yet it’s also slim enough to be lined up in a row of connected water butts to contribute to a larger water storage system. It’s one of the best water butts if you’re after a slimline design.
Conserve rainwater for when your garden needs it most. The 210 litre traditional water butt also comes with a tap and lid. Write: DIY Garden (Harris Creative Ltd), Lytchett House, 13 Freeland Park, Wareham Road, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6FAIf you don’t mind splurging on a water butt because you want to add to the visual appeal of your garden, and are happy to spend a little more purchasing all of the extras (the filler kit and the stand), then I would say it’s worth it. However, if you’re on a tighter budget and prioritise function over form, then there are other water butts out there that provide better value for money. Collect high-quality rainwater for your water butt with this Strata Rainwater Diverter Kit. Includes diverter body, 50cm of hose and hosetail. The best water butts have a good capacity without being overbearing in the garden. Certain things can be useful to look out for:
Water butts fit to a gutter’s downpipe, so the first step is to choose a suitable downpipe in a location that is convenient. The water butt should be positioned a maximum of 50 cm away from the downpipe. As the crisp autumn air settles in, ensure your laundry stays fresh and dry with our innovative range of indoor drying products. Say goodbye to the unpredictable weather and hello to a cosy and efficient way to keep your clothes in top condition. Shop Indoor Airers > While the space-saving nature of slimline water butts is great, those of you who are looking to collect larger quantities of rainwater will need a water butt with a larger capacity, which is where the Harcostar 227 Litre Water Butt Kit comes in. It was designed to channel rainwater from the roof of a house, so this is exactly what I did with it. Here’s how it performed:Very easy to set up and once installed, it will water automatically with minimal supervision making it ideal for small to medium size gardens or allotments saving you hours every month.