By Becky Striepe on May 25, 2012
A rain garden is a miniature eco-system that you can create right in your back yard! It’s a small-scale oasis that doesn’t take a lot of space, and once you have it set up, they’re cheap and easy to maintain.
By Derek Markham on April 11, 2009
This summer, give your local water supply a break by catching rainwater for watering your yard and garden. It’s low-tech, passive, and the yield of water from one rainfall can be phenomenal. A barrel or two under your gutter downspouts is the quick and easy solution, but if you’re looking for a better looking rainwater [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on March 30, 2008
Upgrade: $33+ These rain chains are not eco-friendly on their own but they are a great way to beautify your water harvesting system using this ancient Japanese links. Use rain chains in lieu of traditional down spouts and have them divert rainwater into your rain barrel, or underground water tank. By harvesting rainwater you can [...]