During this Colorado legislative season, GOP and Democratic lawmakers found little common ground between them. But they did find one issue they could agree on. After years of debate, rain barrels are now legal in the state of Colorado, reports KDVR.
One of the hottest items in lots of gardening catalogues is the rain barrel, proving that 'everything old is new again'. Throughout history we have found ways to save up rainy day water and then used it during dry times. Today's offerings can make a fashion statement in your lawn or garden, but there are also some old-fashioned ways of conserving moisture that can provide a drink for thirsty plants.