Try some of these ideas to keep your yard looking beautiful all year long. You’ll save time and use less water.
Just removing an existing porch railing opened up everything, but the team also used gutters on the porch roof to direct runoff into a rain barrel. A hose connected to the rain barrel makes it easy to hand-water a few pots nearby. They also used a rain chain—another time-honored gardening trick—to guide water from the roof into a large pot on the porch.