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Garden Drainage Ideas. Mark out the main trench from the highest part of the lawn, to the lowest. Aeration creates holes in the lawn to introduce air and nutrients, plus it breaks up compacted soil underneath.
The trench should have enough of a slope to move the water to the drainage area. The French drain is an age old drainage solution that gathers water and provides a place underground where it may take its time percolating down through dense soils. A well-designed rain garden holds runoff long enough so it can soak into soil, instead of running into storm sewers.
That's because water naturally flows toward finer material, not away from it, so the large air spaces between the pieces of gravel don't "pull" the water into them.
The trench should have enough of a slope to move the water to the drainage area.
The resulting mixture will be loose and light in weight with good drainage and aeration. They increase the amount of usable planting area without taking up more ground space in your garden. Make the trench an inch or two wider than the pipe you plan to install.
Garden Drainage Ideas
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