This post goes into detail about an Do it yourself backyard drainage system (similar to a French drain) that Home Depot helped with.
Drainage is not a topic the average homeowner puts much thought into. However, it is an important part of the landscape.
This drainage system is a great thing for people who experience flooding in their yard. The concept is easy and minimal and everything looks very stylish and finished with rocks and lighting.
The post covers the minimal amount of tools you will need along with the minimal amount of supplies, mostly gravel required. The project can give you some ideas on ways to solve drainage issues in your garden. More at: