Shaping your garden for water …….. Transition Streets 4.7

Swales – taking advantage of any slope in your garden to slow and capture rain water, or creating mini storage areas in the ground itself, by building earthworks and ditches.

Canberra Permaculture Design have written a detailed account of one of their projects.

And Gardening Australia made this video – Series 27 Episode 9 – also linking to a blog by The Organic Gardener.

For technical details on building the swale – ask Ten Acre Farm

Tom Danby, Moonee Valley Sustainability, 2020