Rain Garden

Rain garden installation in your home landscape is fairly easy.  First you will need to determine which way the water from your property drains.  This can be determined by an obvious visual inspection or through the use of a transit level in other instances.  Drains...

Water Gardens

Water gardens are becoming a more and more popular way to control small to moderate amounts of rainfall run off.   Water gardens are basically a water run off holding area that has plant material installed in it.  Water gardens work by catching rain water run off from...

Drain Catch Box

Installing a drain catch box if fairly easy if you know what you are doing.  Drain catch boxes help disperse water directed from down spouts.  Drain catch boxes are also known as bubbler boxes because the water bubbles out the top of the box.  After you mark your...

Grading Hazards

When you are excavating a site, there is always a chance for grading hazards.  Grading hazards can range from buried utility lines to electric dog fences.  Before you begin your landscape project, make sure that you have identified as many grading hazards as...

Window Well Repairs

Window well repairs are relatively easy, if you know what you are doing.  Most homes with basements have a window well in one form or another.  The best course of action is to install the window well properly the first time to avoid any problems down the road.  Even...