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The Rain/Rock Garden – Stage Three

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

I know it been a while since the last report on the downspout gardening effort here (you can see the first stages here and here). Spring in the nursery thankfully has been very busy with not much time for writing; however, there was some planting time this spring for my “disconnect the downspout” garden. Having [...]

The Beginning of A Rain, Rock Garden

– Posted in: Garden Design

A note from our colleague and guest contributor, Ed Snodgrass: “I just built a rock garden out of boulders that has a water feature powered by my downspouts. Of course, it normally would only run when it rains. But these downspouts come off my green roof so water drips for days after the rain, thus [...]