Rain chain into rain catchment pebble fountainEclectic Landscape, Boston

Photography by Natalie DeNormandie, SegoDesign.

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carlabench wrote:Dec 13, 2014
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    Natalie DeNormandie
    Sure, please credit SegoDesign, Natalie DeNormandie, and photographer Liz Linder.
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    Thanks a lot! Yes, I'll do that.

charlotte8000 wrote:Sep 30, 2014
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    Natalie DeNormandie
    This washed and tumbled river stone comes from Precourt in Sudbury, MA. It is sold as 'Mexican River Pebbles' and the color is 'mixed tan'. It comes in 'black' and 'mixed grey' too. They sell them by the bag. This is the 2-3" size. I've attached another image of a larger size - 4-5." Hope this helps!
careerdoc wrote:Dec 2, 2012
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    Natalie DeNormandie
    Hi Jan! The chain is an off-the-shelf item from Rainchains.com. Here's a link: http://rainchains.com/dbl_loops.html. The metal surround was custom, (Garden Iron in CT) as was the under-drain system. This photo doesn't show it well but above this lower, overflow drain and downspout alternative is a pebble fountain - a safe water feature for children with no standing reservoir.

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Laura Gaskill added this to 10 Tips for Earth-Friendly Home RenovationApr 9, 2012

Another rainwater harvesting system, this one fed by a rain chain and designed to blend seamlessly with the plantings surrounding the house for a natural look.

Erin Lang Norris added this to Design With Weather: Introduce a Rain ChainApr 20, 2011

If you're going to go through the trouble of removing your downspouts to replace them with a rain chain, you might as well take it to the next level and enhance the area where the rain settles. Some stacked rocks or a ceramic pot with a hole drilled through the bottom looks great and helps the rain make its way into the ground.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

nctomasini added this to YARD, OUTDOOR KITCHEN, FENCING, GATES, LANDSCAPING, DOG RUNJun 14, 2019

Like the chain into rock gutter

Laura McIntosh added this to landscaping ideasMar 26, 2019

the rainchain has a "keeper" so it doesn't blow all of the place!!

Rebecca Williams added this to ExteriorMar 25, 2019

Hmmm.. wonder what that sounds like? Cool idea and I love things that remind me of totems.

Laura added this to Exterior IdeasDec 23, 2018

Rain chain into pebble fountain

Shady Grove Landscape Company added this to Russell front porch trellisOct 2, 2018

Open chain design would allow plant to grow through easier

newcypress14 added this to LandscapingAug 1, 2018

rain chain on the garage side of the house

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