Your first task is to look hard at your site to determine where the water comes from and where you can intercept it. The main idea behind a water-harvesting system is to collect water from as many places as possible and deliver it to as many places as possible. So you need to identify collection and delivery points. Start at the high points of your land and follow the path of the water as it flows across the ground, running along low points in the terrain; also follow the water as it runs off your roof into gutters and downspouts. Perform the water-flow check while it's raining so you see what really happens, not what you think might happen.
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How would you like to save a ton of money and increase the value of your home by as much as thirty percent! If your homes landscape is designed properly it will be a source of enjoyment for your entire family, it will enhance your community and add to the resale value of your property. Landscape design involves much more than placing trees, shrubs and other plants on the property. It is an art which deals with conscious arrangement or organization of outdoor space for human satisfaction and enjoyment.