water water fun with water

I love this garden.  Last I checked, the building was still for sale. (I think I have upgraded my phone six times since this video….  Please forgive the limitations of 2012 smartphones!)  

Leveraging the Landscape to Manage Water

This is a favorite of mine… by the way, the lack of rain just makes it ever so much more valuable to get it into the ground when it does fall – don’t just send it down the pipes! There are so many opportunities for us to save our water!  Please take a look. <p><a […]

Watch the Rain Garden Do It’s Thing…!

Watch the Video:  Semiramis Studio’s garden at CNT-E The Garden at CNT Energy during a rainstorm with the newly diverted downspout water going into the garden! Want to know more?

Conveyance….

Getting the water from the downspout to the raingarden will require a lined runnel.  Seems like an old piece of steel culvert sliced lengthwise will do the trick here.

Green Infrastructure! ….in progress

I have a project underway. I was able to admire my green infrastructure during last night’s rain. What a thing of beauty – the water travels out the downspout and to the raingarden area.  In spite of the shady location and very gluey black clay, the water infiltrates quite quickly – thank you honeylocust tree! […]