illustration- Alternatives to downspout extensions-----may need to do this near the front gutter that is blocked in landscaping by concrete driveway AND sidewalk. Unable to do a French drain on that one
The house looks bare. We removed trees and plants with deep roots and shut down the sprinkler system. A morning glory now occupies the space by the gas meter where a Russian olive used to grow. Prickley pear and yucca grow in the former rose bed.