How to Set Fence Posts That Won't Rot - soak in wood preservative containing copper napthanate. Place post on top of at least 6 inches of aggregate. Pour concrete so that it is above soil level. Trowel top smooth and slope so water runs away from post. Apply exterior latex caulk around base of post. Use heartwood which is dark & denser & more insect resistant, not sapwood which is lighter.

How to Set Fence Posts That Won't Rot

How to Set Fence Posts That Won't Rot - soak in wood preservative containing copper napthanate. Place post on top of at least 6 inches of aggregate. Pour concrete so that it is above soil level. Trowel top smooth and slope so water runs away from post. Apply exterior latex caulk around base of post. Use heartwood which is dark & denser & more insect resistant, not sapwood which is lighter.

Soggy ground? Tips for better yard drainage | yard, drainage, soggy - The Orange County Register

Collect or drain? Ways to handle water on your property

Soggy ground? Tips for better yard drainage | yard, drainage, soggy - The Orange County Register

How to Achieve Better Yard Drainage Drain water away from your home and dry out your soggy yard with this in-ground system.

How to Achieve Better Yard Drainage

How to Achieve Better Yard Drainage Drain water away from your home and dry out your soggy yard with this in-ground system.

EZ-Drain Gravel Free French Drains - evacuates up to five times more water than standard gravel and pipe french drains. (10' long with a slotted pipe surrounded by polystyrene aggregate and enclosed in geotextile mesh.)    Also at Home Depot - 8 in. x 10 ft. Prefabricated French Drain with Pipe (Model# EZ-0802F  Store SKU# 227495)

EZ-Drain Gravel Free French Drains - evacuates up to five times more water than standard gravel and pipe french drains. (10' long with a slotted pipe surrounded by polystyrene aggregate and enclosed in geotextile mesh.) Also at Home Depot - 8 in. x 10 ft. Prefabricated French Drain with Pipe (Model# EZ-0802F Store SKU# 227495)

EZ-Drain Gravel Free French Drains - evacuates up to five times more water than standard gravel and pipe french drains. (10' long with a slotted pipe surrounded by polystyrene aggregate and enclosed in geotextile mesh.)    Also at Home Depot - 8 in. x 10 ft. Prefabricated French Drain with Pipe (Model# EZ-0802F  Store SKU# 227495)

EZ-Drain Gravel Free French Drains - evacuates up to five times more water than standard gravel and pipe french drains. (10' long with a slotted pipe surrounded by polystyrene aggregate and enclosed in geotextile mesh.) Also at Home Depot - 8 in. x 10 ft. Prefabricated French Drain with Pipe (Model# EZ-0802F Store SKU# 227495)

garden drainage solutions | DIY Landscaping Project (Part 1/5 – Fixing Drainage in Back yard)

garden drainage solutions | DIY Landscaping Project (Part 1/5 – Fixing Drainage in Back yard)

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Lay the drainage pipe in a fabric lining in the dug ditch. Place drain pipe atop fabric lining, then add gravel, covering pipe completely. Leave approximately 5" between top of gravel and ground surface.

How to Build a French Drain

Lay the drainage pipe in a fabric lining in the dug ditch. Place drain pipe atop fabric lining, then add gravel, covering pipe completely. Leave approximately 5" between top of gravel and ground surface.

proper drainage can help prevent foundation problems.. need this for the backyard!! what a mud pit!

proper drainage can help prevent foundation problems.. need this for the backyard!! what a mud pit!

When building a retaining wall, lay perforated drainage tubing at the base of the wall slightly above ground level so runoff can drain out without undermining your wall

When building a retaining wall, lay perforated drainage tubing at the base of the wall slightly above ground level so runoff can drain out without undermining your wall

How to Build a French Drain >> http://www.hgtv.com/landscaping/how-to-build-a-french-drain/index.html?soc=pinterest

How to Install French Drains

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NDS drainage products being installed. Connect downspouts into an NDS basin to get water away from the property foundation.

NDS drainage products being installed. Connect downspouts into an NDS basin to get water away from the property foundation.

For my front yard, areas near driveway where there's no grass and prone to weeds

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Picture of French Drain with Dry Well maybe this would fix the water problem in the backyard

French Drain With Dry Well

Picture of French Drain with Dry Well maybe this would fix the water problem in the backyard

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Build Landscape Walls and Keep Them in Tip-Top Shape

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