Conserve precious rain water and save money by making your own rain barrel. Use it to water your plants and lawn — 1 inch of rain falling off a 1,000 square foot house can equal about 600 gallons of water! Don’t let any of that go to waste! DIY instructions here: www.ehow.com/…



I’ve always wanted a little garden, but never really got any farther in the thought process than that. . . Lowe’s recently asked me to try out one of their online courses (that they’re offering in conjunction with Craftsy), and I chose the one that promised to lead me—a non-woodworker—through building a raised-bed garden of …