You may have heard of these. The idea is to conserve water, as well as reduce the swampiness near you drainpipes after heavy rain. My husband bought and installed two 55-gallon rain barrels for me for Mother’s Day. I’m a gardener and he takes pride in the lawn, so watering during the summer is a necessity. These barrels are a great solution that allow us to water without using the traditional water supply line. Learn more about installing a rain barrel here.