Directing water away from house with shallow channel using river rock, use plants like dogwood shrub and fothergilla fill in the borders, along with hostas and alliums.
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How to Build a French Drain
Lay the drainage pipe in a fabric lining in the dug ditch. Place drain pipe atop fabric lining, then add gravel, covering pipe completely. Leave approximately 5" between top of gravel and ground surface.
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