|A Maine weather stick|
An upward tilt to the Maine weather stick indicates fair weather, a downward tilt indicates inclement weather. Read more on Wikipedia. With several rainy days last week and more rain tomorrow, perhaps it's time to curl up with books about (saving) rain water.
Rain Gardens: Managing Water Sustainably in the Garden and Designed Landscape by Nigel Dunnett, Andy Clayden
Introduction to Stormwater: Concept, Purpose, Design by Bruce K. Ferguson
Design for Water: Rainwater Harvesting, Stormwater Catchment, and Alternate Water Reuse by Heather Kinkade-Levario
Water Features for Small Gardens: From Concept to Construction by Keith Davitt
Green Streets: Innovative Solutions for Stormwater and Stream Crossings by Metro