This is great since we don't have any outdoor hose hookups! How to Build a Rain Barrel. A dual barrel system that uses atmospheric pressure to equalize the water volume in both rain barrels. Use the water from your rain barrels to water your plants.
Clever idea: planters from pavers. have you priced large planters lately? i'm picturing a mosaic or pretty stain on these.you could use the mosaic tiles from lowes or homedepot.
Might be a fun thing to do with youth. DIY garden plant markers - check out the wood burning kit