The Best 20 DIY Ideas to Create a Decorative Downspout Landscape

Do you remember that we had published a greatly popular article “20 Easy and Cheap DIY Ways to Enhance The Curb Appeal” some times ago? we are always trying our best to create fresh and useful contents to help you improve anything about your home. Building a downspout landscaping is that we thought of it will greatly enhance your home’s curb appeal. Downspouts are a necessary element to guide rainwater from the gutter to the ground and they also come with aesthetic value if you do landscaping around them. Creative downspout landscapes are excellent decorations for house exteriors, especially when the rain water comes down and pass through the decorative drainage. Have a look these ideas we have gathered foryou and if you love them, you should try to build your own downspout landscaping for next rainy season.

1. Rain water barrel has decorative feature:

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2. Repurposed watering cans for downspout for gutters:

3. Making A Dry Creek Bed Drainage Canal for Downspouts:

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4. Underground water catch basin prevents the problem of downspout runoff:

5. Rain harvesting vertical garden:

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6. Decorative splash blocks for downspouts:

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7. Rainslides into pool:

8. Downspout rain garden built with stack rocks:

9. The “Bucket Brigade” Downspout Planter:

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10. Rock garden feature utilizes water from downspout:

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11. Instead of a downspout with a rain chain:

12. Giant galvanized stock tank as a rain barrel:

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13. Rain water passes over the gutter downspout and down the rain chain:

14. Living rainwater barrel comes with beautiful planter boxes:

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