Water-Wise Landscape for the Northeast
This smart garden plan includes a rain chain, rain barrels, a dry creek bed and a mixture of drought-tolerant and moisture-loving plants.
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Use this landscape plan to accent your home's entranceway, reduce the amount of ground devoted to turfgrass and make the most of the rain that falls. An artful rain chain and rock-filled basin help slow runoff from the roof and direct water into a dry creek bed. Plants in the stream bed are moisture-tolerant; those outside are drought-tolerant. Here, you'll find it sized to a 27'-wide planting area, and also a 50'-wide site.
This to-do list will help you install this plan's key features:
Other ways to conserve water
Ninebark, prairie sage, snowberry and other native plants help make the best use of rainfall in this earth-friendly garden design.