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Hi all ,iv not long ago purchased from Gumtree a 1000 ltr dark blue ex grape extract butt just the job for water storage,i also got a ready made Hozelock twin conector made for these buts about £5 and im running 2 hoses off it ,the amount of water it holds allows me to use the hose pipes to reach all over the garden and water on a slow release type of thing, no more buckets, I was lucky to get the butt and delevery local for £30,but on line there about £50 And charge a lot to delver,but they are a godsend for water storage, i also use a drop of rapeseed oil on top of the water and a table spoon of Jeyes, pots of clematis ,Honeysuckle and a nice fig tree are now growing through the metal cage it comes in to camouflage it.and Smokings got 2 lucky devil, good luck all raining erein Norfolk
As I'm not fit enough to clean out my water butts, although the water looks reasonably clean, I use this water for my flowers but use the hose for veg. I just feel happier doing it this way.