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Dry Stream Beds (LANDSCAPE DESIGN Decorating Styling)

A dry stream bed could be a good alternative to a continuous water feature through the yards. It's low maintenance, plus it's a great play-feature for the kids!

Portlands Green street program.  Before the greenstreet treatment, this was an asphalt parking lot that routinely flooded.

Before the greenstreet treatment, this was an asphalt parking lot that routinely flooded.

A new solution DEP is utilizing to reduce stormwater pollution and restore streambanks is called regenerative step pools.  In an eroded channel where stormwater frequently flows, a regenerative step pool allows water to be absorbed into the ground, while the pollutants are taken out of the water by sand and mulch. Pictured: regenerative step pools after the plantings and redesigns....

In an eroded channel where stormwater frequently flows, a regenerative step pool allows water to be absorbed into the ground, while the pollutants are taken out of the water by sand and mulch.

Before and After: Arroyo Seco Confluence in Cypress Park

The Los Angeles landscape architecture and design community was surprised by the recent announcement that Frank Gehry is creating a new masterplan for the redevelopment of the stretch of th.

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Making fun out of the gutters. Turning the spouting and downpipes into a garden feature at the same time as moving the water away from the building.

A grass swale with check dams. Photo courtesy Stormwater Maintenance and Consulting, LLC.

A grass swale with check dams. Photo courtesy Stormwater Maintenance and Consulting, LLC. Use this image to help design structure of swale but not planting.

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