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The Rain/Rock Garden – Stage Three

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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. Continue Reading →

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The Beginning of A Rain, Rock Garden

A note from our colleague and guest contributor, Ed Snodgrass:

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“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 extending the motion in the garden. I’ll be planting it in early spring. But I’ll send a construction photo along since I know you can imagine it finished. There are two downspouts in the photo”. Continue Reading →

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