574 swale Home Design Photos

Samuel H. Williamson Associates
1 Review
decorative stormwater swale
Ideabooks118
Questions0
This drainage swale looks like a dry pebbly stream bed flanked by lush grasses and perennials.
Swale with decorative plantings and cobbles
decorative stormwater swale
“Water flow area” — Shawna Bernethy-Naylor
Northern Virginia Landscape Architect and Designer
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Garden Stories
3 Reviews
Rain Garden - Hollywood
Ideabooks157
Questions0
In this front yard in the Hollywood district three downspouts were diverted into two bio-swales or rain gardens. The homeowner was having issues with rain water pooling up against the side of the house. The site was graded to allow for proper drainage and re-landscaped using mostly native plants. Two
“bio-swales or rain gardens. The homeowner was having issues with rain water pooling up against the side of the house. The site was graded to allow for proper
that the rainwater is being diverted by natural rock swale rather than underground pipe or not at all
“Rain garden” — Ritajean Joyce
Process Design Build, L.L.C.
6 Reviews
Meier Residence
Ideabooks327
Questions1
IF we can build to right of swale, would this be example of garage on bottom floor and rest of house on a single level? (To minimize excavation if we tried to put entire home on one
“Slope idea” — Liesl Viljoen
Samuel H. Williamson Associates
1 Review
shwa
Ideabooks2,811
Questions3
Swale cascades
“Landscaping” — aradhika
Robert M. Cain, Architect
3 Reviews
Briar Creek Farm
Ideabooks455
Questions0
Kitchen porch detail Photo: Rob Karosis
“The use of steel tubing is such a great idea and a good design element also” — dhugg911
Blasen Landscape Architecture
Blasen Gardens
Ideabooks1,174
Questions1
I like using different grasses in the swale rather than rocks. Or are there rocks hidden by the vegetation?
“DT grasses 57” — Benchmark Design
jonathan alderson landscape architects, inc.
Sustainable House
Ideabooks728
Questions1
I like that this is a more natural looking swale/rain garden.
“Black eye Susan” — kitt925
Scott's Creative Home
20 Reviews
Scott's Lake House
Ideabooks11,772
Questions5
Interior designer Scott Dean's home on Sun Valley Lake
“on the lake” — AKassya Flores
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