CLEMSON — “Bin and Barrel” is not a new store, but it is a real deal. Stormwater Partners of Anderson and Picken counties are having a compost bin and rain barrel sale. Deadline for ordering is Thursday. Pickup is October 29, Clemson Solid Green Day.

Ivy 50-gallon rain barrel.

Ivy 50-gallon rain barrel.
Image Credit: Clemson University Extension

Order today and pay with a credit card.

The Ivy 50 gallon rain barrel is $65. It’s 42.5 inches high by 22.5 inches diameter. Bugproof and childproof, the barrel has two overflow ports to direct water away from a building foundation and its spigots connect to any garden hose. Buy two! They nest together to fit snugly in the backseat of a four-door compact.

The 65-gallon compost bin is also $65. It’s 26×26 inches by 30.75 inches high, but packs down flat to 5 inches in a box. The five panels are easy to assemble and the bin has four access doors to scoop compost. There’s a complete set of instructions included.

Just the facts: What: rain barrel and compost bin sale, $65 each When: order by October 23, pick up October 29, 2-6 p.m. Where: order online RainBarrelProgram.org/stormwater partners; pick up S.C. Botanical Garden, 150 Discovery Lane, Clemson.

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