Our afternoon storms have caused several drainage issues. With the help of organic and stone mulch, it’s easy to manage groundwater problems, with an added bonus of beautifying your property.

French drains 

The last thing you want is rainwater or waterlogged soil around the foundation of your home. French drains channel water from the building. Installation is easy, just dig a trench where water accumulates on your property, lay some crushed concrete, then a PVC drainage pipe, some more concrete, then replace the soil. Problem solved.

Pebble drains

If you are having issues with excessive runoff on a flat area in your yard. A decorative pebble or rock garden can do wonders. Use decorative stone with different colors, shapes, and textures, to add significant curb appeal. 

Other ideas to solve those drainage issues 

Reduce the grassy area by creating foot paths, seating areas to entertain, and play stations for both children and adults. Cover the area with a good layer of pine mulch or stones.

To enhance the look of your yard, put a layer of mulch under trees where it is difficult for grass to grow.

Diminish water and weeds from compromising the outdoor air conditioning unit by installing rocks around it.

Create a beautiful walking path, smaller river rocks works best with some type of boarder, such as pavers for a designer feel. They also feel better underfoot.

Build a backyard fire pit for those cool nights.

Start a vegetable garden using organic mulch, which breaks down and fertilize the plants.

To make your project even more affordable, purchase mulch in bulk

Though you may not be thinking much about your residential landscaping this time of year, but now is the perfect time! The weather is cooler, it’s a great way to spruce up your home for the holidays and parties you may be hosting, and best of all, you can save money by taking advantage of Reliable Peats great special, 10% off all bulk orders over 6 yards.

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