"Swales are simply shallow, low depressions in the ground designed to encourage the accumulation of rain during storms and hold it for a few hours or days to let it infiltrate into the soil."

"Swales are simply shallow, low depressions in the ground designed to encourage the accumulation of rain during storms and hold it for a few hours or days to let it infiltrate into the soil."

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I want a rain garden in my back yard (and front yard!)

I want a rain garden in my back yard (and front yard!)

Swales are simply shallow, low depressions in the ground designed to encourage the accumulation of rain during storms and hold it for a few hours or days to let it infiltrate into the soil. Click image for source and visit the slowottawa.ca boards >> http://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa/

Swales are simply shallow, low depressions in the ground designed to encourage the accumulation of rain during storms and hold it for a few hours or days to let it infiltrate into the soil. Click image for source and visit the slowottawa.ca boards >> http://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa/

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PLANT EEN REGENTUIN om wateroverlast tegen te gaan.

PLANT EEN REGENTUIN om wateroverlast tegen te gaan.

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Draining creek bed

Draining creek bed

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Regentuin detail 1

Regentuin detail 1

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BP - A rain garden filters and stores stormwater. Properly executed, it alleviates us from having to connect to City Storm Water and it creates a lush pond for hangouts and sitting.

BP - A rain garden filters and stores stormwater. Properly executed, it alleviates us from having to connect to City Storm Water and it creates a lush pond for hangouts and sitting.

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MIER|regentuin

MIER|regentuin

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MIER|regentuin

MIER|regentuin

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http://raingardens.info/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/UK-Rain-Garden-Guide.pdf

http://raingardens.info/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/UK-Rain-Garden-Guide.pdf

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