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How to Construct a Swale in the Residential Landscape: Capturing water in the landscape is often the easiest and most efficient way to store it. Swales help us do that. Learn how to choose the best site for a swale and how to build one. Landscaping Supplies, Backyard Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Residential Landscaping, Landscaping Software, Tropical Landscaping, Ponds Backyard, Drainage Solutions, Drainage Ideas

How to Build a Swale in the Residential Landscape [+ Free Download]

A permaculture swale is a technique for capturing and storing water in a garden. Learn how to build a swale in the residential landscape.

Rain gardens are landscaped areas designed to receive stormwater and allow it to infiltrate into the soil. This fact sheet provides information on designing and building a rain garden, as well as tips for improving stormwater management in your yard. Rain Garden Design, Jardin Decor, Water From Air, Rain Collection, Water Management, Rain Barrel, Rainwater Harvesting, Dry Creek, Garden Types

Think about rain gardens on your property!

Diagram from Ohio Wesleyan University All the rain lately has highlighted the value of having rain gardens in your yard. A rain gard...

A well-designed rain garden will drain in a day, so mosquito larvae will not have a chance to hatch. Native plants are the best choice for rain garden… - Alles über den Garten Bog Garden, Water Garden, Shade Garden, Garden Stream, Rain Garden Design, Patio Design, Water Collection System, Patio Diy, Jardin Decor

Rain gardens | Peak Prosperity

A Rain Garden is a structure on a slope that catches rain and allows it to seep into the soil instead of running off. I find them useful in my area since water tends to run off our hard pan clay layer. This sequesters the water and puts it to good use. More at http://www.raingardennetwork.com/build.htm

garden design When you plant a rain garden, you help the environment, filtering runoff and protecting groundwater. You can also have a beautiful garden! Rain Garden Design, Flower Garden Design, Bog Garden, Shade Garden, Water Garden Plants, Easy Garden, Potted Plants, Amazing Gardens, Beautiful Gardens

10 Best Plants for a Rain Garden

When you plant a rain garden, you do your part for the environment, filtering runoff and protecting groundwater. Pick the right plants and you're also rewarded with a beautiful garden!

Rain garden in your yard can ease water pollution A rain garden is a scooped-out plot strategically located to capture stormwater spilling from impervious surfaces, such as rooftops and driveways. Some environmental groups are encouraging rain gardens and Rain Garden Design, Lawn Sprinklers, Water Pollution, Water Management, Rainwater Harvesting, Native Plants, Garden Planning, Horticulture, Backyard Landscaping

Rain garden in your yard can ease water pollution

A rain garden is a scooped-out plot strategically located to capture stormwater spilling from impervious surfaces, such as rooftops and driveways. Some environmental groups are encouraging rain gardens and educating the public about them.

Learn about the Permeable Paving Materials and Bioretention in a Parking Lot Demonstration for the Ipswich River Watershed Project. Landscaping Company, Landscaping Plants, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, Rain Garden Design, Sponge City, Water From Air, Water Management, Rainwater Harvesting

Nebraska Water Science Center

Possible bioretention cell design. (Image courtesy of GeoSyntec Consultants)

Riverside square of La Mailleraye-sur-Seine by Agence Babylone « Landscape Architecture Works Contemporary Landscape, Urban Landscape, Landscape Design, Garden Design, Rain Garden, Water Garden, Architecture Details, Landscape Architecture, Water Management

Water-purifying-Riverside-square-La_Mailleraye_sur_Seine-06 « Landscape Architecture Platform

Water-purifying-Riverside-square-La_Mailleraye_sur_Seine-06 « Landscape Architecture Works | Landezine

The reasons to incorporate native plants into your yard are numerous They support native animal and insect populations Their long root systems prevent erosion and runoff. Hillside Landscaping, Outdoor Landscaping, Landscaping Plants, Front Yard Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Inexpensive Landscaping, Farmhouse Landscaping, Sloped Backyard, Sloped Garden

Another reason to add native plants to your West Michigan yard - Land Conservancy of West Michigan

Adding native plants into your yard is easy and it's a great learning opportunity.

75 Beautiful Rain Garden You Should Have In Your Home Front Yard 360 - All Ideas Backyard Projects, Garden Projects, Garden Ideas, Backyard Ideas, Garden Fencing, Garden Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Permaculture, Water Garden

75 Beautiful Rain Garden You Should Have In Your Home Front Yard 360

75 Beautiful Rain Garden You Should Have In Your Home Front Yard 360 – GooDSGN

Nurture the land in your yard and protect the environment by channeling rain water and runoff from gutters into a rain garden planted with deep-rooted, colo Rain Garden Design, Garden Pond, Eco Garden, Hillside Garden, Edible Garden, Water From Air, Rain Collection, Soil Layers, Rainwater Harvesting

How to Build a Rain Garden in Your Yard

It's a beautiful flower bed—and a reservoir for yard and roof runoff

Rainfall and snow in your backyard landscaping – Greenhouse Design Ideas Rain Collection, Rain Barrel, Rainwater Harvesting, Water Conservation, Water Plants, Water Water, Backyard Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, How To Stay Healthy

The University of Connecticut Center for Land Use Education and Research developed this App as a resource for homeowners, landscapers, contractors, and others. The App will guide you through the process of designing, installing, and maintaining a rain garden. The App includes basic information about what rain gardens are and how they work; guidance on how to design and install them properly; and tips on maintaining your garden.