Riversmart Rewards - Part 1 Signing Up (DC Water Bill Credits)

Riversmart Rewards – Part 1 Signing Up (DC Water Bill Credits)

In this series of posts, one of the District Garden staff members will walk you through his process in getting the Riversmart Rewards on his property. This sign-up sheet is available online and we also send a copy to our clients after installations or by request. What are Riversmart Rewards? If you have rain barrels, rain gardens […]

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Rain Barrel Maintenance: Preparing for Winter (Diverter Based System)

Rain Barrels in the Winter: Rain Barrel Winterization District Garden mainly serves the Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland (and sometimes WV) areas with our installations. All of these areas have extended periods of below freezing and as such it is prudent to winterize your rain barrels. This process should prolong their life. It is possible […]

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Rain Barrel Winter Maintenance and Disconnection (Diverter Based)

Rain Barrels in the Winter: Rain Barrel Winterization District Garden mainly serves the Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland (and sometimes WV) areas with our installations. All of these areas have extended periods of below freezing and as such it is prudent to winterize your rain barrels. This process should prolong their life. It is possible […]

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Fiverr Gigs and Specials from District Garden (Sometimes it Happens)

Fiverr Specials for District Garden (Sometimes) Occasionally we list a fun or innovative gig on Fiverr. Fiver is a website where professionals list services they’ll do for –you guessed it– five bucks. Mostly, these are targeted at potential clients or partners outside the Washington, DC area. They are for things that we can accomplish remotely. […]

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Quick Update on our Rain Barrel Practices

This is just a short update to answer some frequently asked questions about some of the “nuts and bolts” of our rain barrel practices during the installation in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. Questions commonly asked this season: When installing, does District Garden use any materials that might be harmful to animals or plants? Answer: […]

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Mosquito Prevention and Mitigation in Rain Barrels

Rain Barrel Mosquito Mitigation / Elimination – District Garden Recently a customer asked us to put together a document to bring to their condo board about mosquito prevention and mitigation in our typical rain barrel installation. So, we thought, why not share that information with the good folks in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia. Below find […]

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Rockville MD Customer Interview: Her Rain Barrel, Rockville’s Rebate Program, and More

Rockville, MD Resident Discusses Her District Garden Rain Barrel, Rockville’s Rebate Program, and the Benefits/Reasons We asked one of our 2013 customers to detail their thought process in deciding to install a rain barrel. We also asked about the steps required for their local rebate program. Rebate programs for rain barrels and other storm water […]

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Multi-Barrel Rain Barrel Systems

Multi-Barrel Rain Barrel Systems   Multi-Barrel Rain Barrel Systems   Rain barrel systems can be extended as needed. While we offer a number of different sized rain barrels, often people want to start with just one barrel and build it out from there. This is easily achieved. We use custom fittings and plant-safe sealants and […]

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