Native plants work great in rain gardens – they are adapted to our wet winters, and drought-tolerant in the summer once they are established.Read More
Rain gardens and bioretention facilities are landscaped depressions that slow down and filter stormwater from roads, hardscape, and roofs.
Special maintenance attention is needed during the first 3 years of establishment.Read More
While rain gardens may not be for everyone (or every yard), there are a lot of other great ways to beautify your landscape, reduce maintenance and costs, and put the rain to work in your yard! Bog gardens, rain barrels, amending your soil, filter strips, terraces, buffers, berms, splash blocks, layered plantings, permeable pathways . . . the list goes on.