Yes, rain becomes very important to the CP grower. [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile.gif[/img] I know my neighbors think I'm nuts with all my containers sitting around the yard. Doesn't look good, I know...but FREE water is great!
I also buy R.O. water from the dispenser at the grocery store...39-cents a gallon with your own container. Pretty reasonable.