Le French Drain

Some freinds of mine have a place in the country (it’s so far out of town that I have to keep reminding myself that it is still in this country) where they want to have lots of raised bed gardens. However, the yard is a swamp.

carboniferous-swamp_870_600x450  It isn’t quite that bad but you’ll get your shoes wet if you walk out there.

They plan to add a French drain!

paris-fashion-50  Very Chic!

Just between you and me. This seems to be just the kind of thing the Romans would have been all over.

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Anyhow,  a properly installed “French” drain can move a lot of water away from yards and more importantly foundations.




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