Environmental Reasons for Rain Gardens

  • Reduce the amount of pollutants that wash into lakes, streams, ponds and wetlands.
  • Help sustain adequate stream flow during dry spells through infiltration and recharge.
  • Enhance the beauty of your yard and the neighborhood.
  • Help protect communities from flooding and drainage problems.
  • Reduce the need for costly municipal stormwater treatment structures.

How To Videos:

Rain Garden Maintenance

Digging your Rain Garden

Plant Selection and Layout

Rain Garden Placement

Soil Test