With the spring thaw coming after a heavy snow, concerns of potential flooding occur. One way that landscape architects help the environment are through Best Management Practices that involve storm water.
Some water gardens spring out of opportunity or necessity, like this one. There was a wet spot in this yard led to a ‘what are the options’ discussion. Beyond a drain, we mentioned that we could capture the water and create a water garden that could be seen from the screened in porch.