These butts are made for watering
13th March 2012
There may be months to go until high summer but there are already warnings from the Environment Agency that Britain is facing a severe drought in 2012 after the driest winter on record.
Resevoirs were already low at the beginning of last year and 2011 was the driest year in England and Wales for 90 years. Without heavy rainfall over the rest of winter and spring, extreme water shortages could hit many parts of the country - meaning hosepipe bans and parched gardens.
The advice is act now to save your garden from suffrering this summer. Sankey, leading UK manufacturer of garden and horticultural products, has a range of water butts that capture the rain when it does fall, so your gardens continue to blossom and bloom without running the reservoirs dry.
By the peak summer months as much as 70% of household water supply is used in the garden and this is usually when water companies are least able to meet demand. Water butts are the perfect solution. Easily connected to a downpipe with a diverter, Sankey Water Butts provide gardens with on demand rainwater. With less mineral salts and deposits than mains supply, rainwater is the finest option for plants. In reducing water usage and ensuring a supply of pure rainwater, gardeners can protect both pockets and precious plants.
Sankey offers a range of Water Butts that accommodate individual style, space and preference. Whether your garden is a traditional or contemporary, bijou or immense, there is a water butt perfect for that space.
Sankey also provides a range of water butt stands, water diverter kits, water butt links and spare taps.
For further information please telephone 0115 927 7335 or visit www.sankeygrowyourown.co.uk or for the gardening trade www.rsankey.com.
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