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Water butts that look great at the front of a house

When installing a water butt we often look for places that are hidden away for example behind a shed or greenhouse or down the side of a garage out of sight, this often means that the water butt and its store of fresh rainwater is simply forgotten about.

Rainwater Terrace water butts address this issue, our water butts look great installed or a patio or at the front of a property, they can be made in to a stunning feature by planting them with cascading trailing greenery and flowers.

water butt at the front of a house with planters and trailing flowers

Try planting up with plants that you would usually plant in a hanging basket such as :-

Lobelia richardii,

Petunia – trailing,

Calibrachoa,

Cape daisies,

Begonia – trailing,

Pelargonium – Ivy leaf,

Strawberries,

Creeping Jenny,

Dichondra 'Silver Falls’

Verbena, Fuchsia – trailing

Regular dead heading with ensure flowering all summer long keeping the water butt planters looking fantastic.

Top selling UK water butt 2017

Rainwater Terrace water butt is a modular system which can be built up to a size, capacity and shape to suit the end user. Our best selling water butt changes from month to month but a present we have a long standing favourite which since the beginning of 2017 has been a popular choice with all customers.

New colour black & dark green is a favourite amongst gardeners across the UK

top selling uk water butt 2017

 

 

See how a Rainwater Terrace water butt works

Follow the flow of rainwater from 1-8 as the water butt fills up and then overflows back to the drain once full.

The through flow of water keeps your stored rainwater fresh.

Water butt diagram by rainwater terrace

Are you paying to water your garden?

It sounds crazy but you could be paying too much to water your garden. The average UK household bill for water has crept up to £393 per year. Much of this water is actually used outside to water plants,lawns and wash cars.

Most people don't know that if you install a water butt you can do all this for free, the savings soon mount up if you are watering hanging baskets, containers and garden boarders on a regular basis. A water butt can fill up over night with a good downpour, this water can then be used over the following week to keep plants well hydrated.

Rainwater Terrace water butts are simple to assemble and install, they look great too so they do not need to be hidden away. water butts that look great by rainwater terrace

Why you need a water butt

Rainwater is the best thing for our gardens, its natural, what our gardens are used to and best of all it is free!

With water meters being rolled out across the country and the price of water rising installing a water butt is a great investment. With Rainwater Terrace water buts not only are you saving valuable rainwater but you can create a stunning flower display or mini grow your own plot right on your doorstep. Rainwater Terrace really is the modern stylish way to save rainwater at home.

 

The stylish water but for your patio

No longer do you need to hide your water butt away behind your shed; out of site out of mind. You can have your Rainwater Terrace water butt standing proud on your patio within easy reach for watering hanging baskets, containers, garden plants and indoor plants.

Rainwater Terrace water butts have some clever features which make them fun & easy to use as well as practical additions to any garden.

  • The unique over flow system means that old rainwater is pushed out back down the drain when new rainwater enters the system meaning your water is always fresh.
  • Planters are self-watering and detachable meaning that they are easy to remove to replant or take inside to trim herbs from.
  • The clever flexible drain tubes allow you to fill a watering can in seconds no longer do you have to stand and wait for a slow leaky water butt tap.
  • The complete modular system lets you expand your rainwater saving capacity to suit your requirements. The modules can be put together to suit different sizes and shapes it is a totally customisable rainwater saving system.

Designed and manufactured in the UK you can be sure that you are getting a high quality product, all parts are made out of tough heavy gauge UV stable plastic suitable for all weather conditions.

 

 We have a shape size and colour of water butt to suit you.... 

a stylish water butt to suit a patio available in multuple sizes from 67 litres to 500 litres

Complete water butt kits

Our beautiful water butt kits by Rainwater Terrace come complete with a water butt stand and a rainwater diverter.

Everything you need to get started saving rainwater is included in the box. The Rainwater Terrace comes with a robust heavy duty stand that is styled to blend in with the product this stand conceals the outlet overflow pipe.

The Rainwater diverter that is included in the box fits to 68 mm round and  65 mm square down pipes.

Each self watering planter comes with its own capillary mats which will last at least 1 growing season.

black water butt with stand

Win a Water butt

We will be giving away Rainwater Terrace water butts to 2 lucky winners with the June issue of Grow your own magazine. 

win a water butt with grow your own magazine

You can enter online here-win a water butt or by buying the magazine which is available at Asda, Tesco, WH Smiths, Sainsburys and Morrisons.

First prize will be a 3 tier 200 litre Rainwater Terrace water butt with planters and Second prize will be a 2 tier 134 litre Rainwater Terrace water butt with planters. Once the winners have been selected we will be in touch so that you can pick a colour from - black, terracotta, dark green or bright green & black.

Good Luck!

Enter Here

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