How to Build a Rain Garden in Your Yard. It's a beautiful flower bed—and a reservoir for yard and roof runoff. Nurture the land in your yard and protect the environment by channeling rain water and runoff from gutters into a rain garden planted with deep-rooted, colorful native plants. By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine.
The way you water depends on the type of soil you have. Loamy soil retains water well and suits most systems. Clay soil needs less water, less often so use a soaker hose. Sandy soil needs frequent watering, so use drip irrigation. | Handyman Magazine |