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What is a Rain Barrel?

     What is a Rain Barrel? Rain barrels collect and hold rainwater from rooftops, which can be used for watering ornamental plants, gardens, and lawns. Rain barrels are a simple way we can help the environment by: Reducing non-point source water pollution Reducing erosion from storm surges in our streams Reducing the amount of treated city water used for watering lawns and gardens Why Epoch Rain Barrels? Epoch Solutions rain barrels are repurposed or "upcycled" high quality food-grade drums that were destined for a landfill. We re-purpose these drums into rain barrels using socially and environmentally conscious labor and manufacturing processes. Our rain barrels provide you with the highest level of: Safety Durability Longevity Quality Our #1 selling rain barrels...

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Epoch Rain Barrels Voted Most Sustainable in the 2016 Eco-Excellence Awards

EXCITING NEWS!!! Epoch Rain Barrels has been selected as a winner in the 2016 Eco-Excellence Awards™ by NCW magazine in the Most Sustainable category and a finalist in the Decor/Accessories categories! Our company strives not just to create amazing products but also to preserve the environment and our communities while doing it. We work hard to make a difference and thank you for your support in helping Epoch Rain Barrels WIN!!

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5 Gardening Hacks for the Fall

With the change of the season from the bright and sunny summer to the cool and colorful fall, you have to make some changes in your garden. Don't worry, we have just the right tips to help make your garden perfect for the fall!

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Plants in Small Spaces

Has the cooler weather kept you away from your garden? Do you live in an apartment or have limited outdoor garden space? No worries! You can grow vegetables and herbs inside with very little work. Check out this infographic from Fix.com for all the tips to make your indoor garden thrive! 

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