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3. Resolve Drainage Problems“The best approach to solving drainage issues is to get as much of the surface water underground as possible by capturing it and directing it into rain gardens, bioswales and low-lying areas,” Huffman says. “Native plants are also a great tool, since they can help eliminate erosion.”This home in rural Pickens County has a rain garden near the driveway. “Water is directed off of the paved areas and into a space with plenty of natural plants that have a high moisture requirement,” Huffman says. “The plants are thriving with all of the water, and we’re keeping erosion problems at bay.”More: For more information on Rick Huffman and Cheryl Brown and examples of their work, visit Earth Design’s Houzz profile.This story was written by the Houzz Sponsored Content team.