Rainwater Urn, 65 Gallon

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$179.00 $149.89

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Contemporary Rain Barrel Urn Holds 65 Gallons

This Rainwater Urn is a stylish, shapely alternative to traditional rain barrels. Made of UV-stable, scratch- and chip-resistant polyethylene, it has an appealing matte textured finish, quality spigot and 5-foot hose with shut-off valve. Removable top has a recessed basin for stowing watering accessories or displaying a potted plant.

Product Details

  • Sturdy UV-stabilized polyethylene
  • 20" top diameter x 45-1/2" H
  • 25" diameter at widest point
  • 5' hose
  • Holds 65 gallons
  • Not for drinking water use

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:Rainwater Urn, 65 Gallon
 
4.4

(based on 350 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (184)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (134)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Conserves water (306)
  • Weather proof (210)
  • Precise spout (115)
  • Easy to use (49)
  • Attractive (38)

Cons

  • Leaks (18)
  • Water goes everywhere (6)
  • Difficult to use (5)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Outdoor garden (291)
  • Household plants (113)
  • Watering the lawn (53)
  • Summer fun (12)
  • Watering plants (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (234), Getting started (68), Master gardener (38), Professional landscaper (4)

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3.0

Collects water fine. Rigging the overflow was complicated.

By Paul and Diane

from Waterford, CT

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Pros

  • Conserves Water
  • Weather Resistant

Cons

  • Difficult to add hose for run-off.

Best Uses

  • Outdoor Garden

Comments about : Rainwater Urn, 65 Gallon:

Looks nice but was not finished well. We wanted to be able to add a hose to the run-off outlet and had to go to the hardware store for plumbing supplies because of the odd size and lack of thread for connecting a hose. Also had to vacuum out the inside as pieces and hundreds of small shards of sharp plastic were left inside after manufacture. So far other connections seem snug enough to prevent leaks.

 
5.0

Great rainbarrel

By Ann

from Temple Hills, MD

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Pros

  • Conserves Water

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoor Garden

    Comments about : Rainwater Urn, 65 Gallon:

    I've invested a lot in the landscaping in my home's curb appeal and landscaping and wanted a rain barrel that wouldn't detract from that--this is the one! I got it in brown and it looks great. It is pretty easy to put together but you need to be extra careful installing the spigot or it will leak a little. One decent rain filled the barrel and it's easy to use the small hose to fill buckets or a watering can. For the overflow hose, the best fit seems to be a 1.5 inch sump pump discharge hose--you can get them online or in home centers and the kit comes with the right-sized clamp so it is super easy to put together. I didn't bother putting a plant in the top but the depression in the top is a great place to stash hand tools when you're working nearby. I liked this rain barrel so much that I've ordered another one to use in my backyard.

     
    4.0

    looks great, holds plenty of water

    By Eric

    from Ripon, WI

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    Pros

    • Conserves Water
    • Weather Resistant

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Household Plants
      • Outdoor Garden

      Comments about : Rainwater Urn, 65 Gallon:

      It looks great and holds plenty of water but make sure it's empty before the winter freeze.

       
      5.0

      Love my new rain barrel!

      By Karen Mary

      from Blairstown, IA

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      Pros

      • Conserves Water
      • Easy To Use
      • Weather Resistant

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor Garden

        Comments about : Rainwater Urn, 65 Gallon:

        I replaced my old wooden rain barrel with this one when the wooden one broke from exposure to the elements. I generally avoid plastics, but this seemed a good alternative for a rain barrel. It looks nice and functions perfectly. It was super easy to hook up, and I like having a place for a plant on top. (I always place a flowering plant atop my barrel.) I use the barrel for watering flower pots in the yard, mostly. I'm glad I made the investment.

         
        4.0

        Great addition for dry days.

        By Keylargo girl

        from Florida

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        Pros

        • Conserves Water
        • Easy To Use
        • Weather Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoor Garden
          • Watering the Lawn

          Comments about : Rainwater Urn, 65 Gallon:

          Easy to use & convienent.

           
          5.0

          I would buy it again!

          By irinaVT

          from Burlington, VT

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          Pros

          • Conserves Water
          • Easy To Use
          • Weather Resistant

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Watering the Lawn

            Comments about : Rainwater Urn, 65 Gallon:

            Collect rain water

             
            5.0

            Exactly as shown in terms of color and size...

            By Karen

            from Florida

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            Pros

            • Conserves Water
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Outdoor Garden

              Comments about : Rainwater Urn, 65 Gallon:

              Use this to water my raised garden beds (also from gardeners.com which I LOVE)

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best Looking Rain Barrel

              By FlyNipomo

              from Nipomo, CA

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              Pros

              • Conserves Water
              • Easy To Use
              • Precise Spout
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Outdoor Garden
                • Watering the Lawn

                Comments about : Rainwater Urn, 65 Gallon:

                We live in California where the drought and mandatory water conservation has killed several trees and threatened to kill many of our established plants. We bought one urn and liked it so much we bought another.
                It was extremely easy to install and is so efficient that it fills with less than an inch of rainfall. We set the second urn up 100' away and can easily fill it using a garden hose attached to the spigot of the original urn.
                These urns are very attractive and seem to be very sturdy. We also attached a flexible hose to the overflow port. We use this water to irrigate plants that sit 20" away from the house.

                 
                5.0

                Beauty and function

                By mooves2

                from Sprignfield, Illinois

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                Pros

                • Conserves Water
                • Easy to set up
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Controlling gutter runoff
                  • Outdoor Garden

                  Comments about : Rainwater Urn, 65 Gallon:

                  This urn solves a couple problems for us. It collects water for a small garden nearby. It greatly reduces a drainage problem near our house. It looks great. The only work involved is monitoring rains and the water level inside so it doesn't overflow, and because of our cold climate in central Illinois we plan to store the urn in a shed over winter. We also had to adjust the height of the urn. After it filled with water it sunk into the grown slightly, affecting the ability to empty the tank using the bottom hose. We had to empty the urn and raise the blocks underneath so that gravity would work again. problem solved!

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Outstanding answer to our drought!

                  By Nanacurt

                  from Lacona, NY

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                  Pros

                  • Conserves Water
                  • Easy To Use
                  • No Leaks Or Drips
                  • Weather Resistant

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Outdoor Garden
                    • Water Conservation

                    Comments about : Rainwater Urn, 65 Gallon:

                    I am a retired lady who was able to hook the whole thing up myself with no problem. Once hooked up, an inch of rain running through my single story house's gutter more than filled this rain barrel. I am very with pleased. I would encourage you to add a runoff hose and clamp. Without it, I had to make a run to my closest hardware store, which easily had the clamp but not the run off hose. Why not include it? I was disappointed everything was not included in the package to hook it all up.
                    Excluding the lack of run of hose and clamp, I would haved definitely given it a five star rating. It is beautiful and looks durable too.

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