Where it floods most
Asked on Jun 24, 2018
How to build a dry creek on a budget
We have several oak trees around us that caused quite a bit of problems in different places around our home. When it rains it floods my sidewalk close to my front door causing dirt and leaves to float onto and eventually stick to the sidewalk. I’m not quite sure how to fix it. I have tried gravel before, but it didn’t work well. I was thinking maybe a dry creek to our front yard drain. We live in south Louisiana so there are no rocks available unless you go to a nursery and purchase. The prices of larger rocks are crazy expensive down here. Its a rock for goodness sake.
Area next to house where I’m thinking of starting the creek bed
This is how I have been trying to slow water down.
Further down my sidewalk, grass won’t grow.
This is the drain in my front yard. Those are oak tree roots.
Can see where drain is in relation to my front door. That left corner is where I was thinking.