Yesterday’s cisterns have been replaced by rain barrels and gutter systems, two simple and efficient ways for today’s homeowners to collect rainwater for landscaping and gardening needs. Your local Texas AgriLife service can provide you with extensive information on rainwater harvesting, and look for classes at your local AgriLife office and the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens.
More ideas for rainwater harvesting can be found at http://rainwaterharvesting.tamu.edu/
We respectfully acknowledge that the Fort Worth Botanic Garden is located on traditional lands of Indigenous Peoples. We honor the ancestry, heritage, and gifts of all Indigenous Peoples who were sustained by these lands and give thanks to them. We are grateful that these lands continue to provide enrichment for many people today. [More…]