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Rain Chain During Storm

Watch our rain chain during a power storm we had! The rain chain leads into a rain drain. It is about a 4’x4′ square edged with pavers. The inside was dug out about 6″ deep and filled with gravel. The spot where the chain…

Arrival on Monarch Waystation Sign!

We finally received our Monarch Waystation sign along with a few others. It is now being displayed in the front yard. We really hope this will explain to people why this garden is here. Actually as I was putting the sign up, a lady asked…

Calculate Roof Surface Area & Rain Runoff for A Rain Garden

This weekend we finished building our rain gardens! We began the design work and research for this project last August. While researching on how to create rain gardens, a lot of information we found online was very basic. We realized there would be some…

Spring in Kentucky

The weather has really changed in Kentucky in the past 3 weeks. (Even though overnight we got another snow shower and it’s 40 degrees outside)! Just this past weekend it reached 80 degrees. On some of the warm days after a rain shower, plants…

Turning the Lawn into a Garden

  Photo from http://www.thegardenglove.com I no longer have to mow my front yard and it’s wonderful! One problem I had with my front yard is that I could not get grass to grow. The previous summer I tried to revamp the lawn with no…

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