French Drain in Garden


Postby allanxmac » Sun Jun 05, 2011 8:32 pm

I have a waterlogged garden with clay soil. I have neighbouring gardens on all 3 sides and have been looking into a french drain.
If i create a slope do I need to use pipes and if so do they have to have a soakaway or can this just drain into the ground?
Which is the best way to do it? Pipes or not?
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Postby welsh brickie » Mon Jun 06, 2011 11:39 am

The best pipe is a flexible plastic field drain 100mm pipe laid and covered with 10mm chippings
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