Why build a rain garden?

  • Help with drainage & flooding problems
  • Less lawn to mow
  • No need for fertilizing
  • Enhance your existing landscape
  • Provide food and shelter for local wildlife
  • Increase property value
  • Rain gardens are a simple way for us to help protect our streams and rivers

Want to learn more about building a rain garden?

The Snohomish Conservation District offers free rain garden workshops, and can come visit your property to help create your rain garden design. Sign up for a workshop, request a presenter to come talk to a group meeting, or request free assistance at your home.

More resources on our Better Ground website

We have loads of information, fact sheets, a video and landowner stories on BetterGround.org to help you learn ways you can manage your land!