Rain garden

Rain Gardens: Beautiful, Easy, and Good for the Earth

Rain garden with plants that thrive in both wet and dry conditions (from Washingtonian) For the Swale / Walkway / Drainage area

Poor lawn drainage

Poor lawn drainage

Plant a rain garden in your own yard with these simple-to-follow steps.data-pin-do=

Learn How to Plant a Rain Garden - Gardening

Rain Garden

Rain gardens can be built to fit your yard according to size and shape. The soil mixes that they are built in

Rain Garden & Swales  ***  How to hold rainwater on your property just long enough until it has slowly soaked into the ground.

Rain Garden & Swales *** How to hold rainwater on your property just long enough until it has slowly soaked into the ground.

Rain gardens are specially designed to filter and clean rainwater from your roof, which hydrates the garden and eventually refills underground aquifers. Not only are they sustainable structures, they reduce the burden on storm drains and sewers, too!

A rain garden is a shallow depression that is planted with deep-rooted native plants and grasses. The garden should be positioned near a runoff source

Want more butterflies in your yard? Plant the nectar plants they love! Here's a great list of butterfly-attracting annual and perennial plants — including those needed for butterfly larvae. #infographic #garden #gardening

UPDATED Infographic: Want more butterflies in your yard? Plant the nectar plants they love! Here’s a great list of butterfly-attracting annual and perennial plants — including those needed for butterfly larvae. – New Gardening Ideas

I love the idea of swales and rain gardens to eliminate uncooperative depressions in my yard.

Best Ways to Deal with Storm Water

evergreen ferns, sedges, winterberry, grasses, and Siberian and Louisiana irises that thrive in moist conditions

6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden:  Rain gardens filter runoff and protect groundwater, especially after big rains. They also add unexpected beauty to low spots that tend to collect water and draw wildlife. Here's how to make a rain garden in your own landscape.

6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden

Rain gardens filter runoff and protect groundwater, especially after big rains. They also add unexpected beauty to low spots that tend to collect water and draw wildlife. Here's how to make a rain garden in your own landscape.

City of Indianapolis - Rain Garden and Native Planting Area Program (with registration form)

City of Indianapolis - Rain Garden and Native Planting Area Program (with registration form)

The Seattle Times: Designer Vicki Scuri transforms a muddy, messy space into a lushly planted rain garden

The rock-lined swale is both design feature and effective rain garden. It soaks up runoff in this wet, steep-slope garden. Glass floats further the look of a dry streambed. If only we had rain in Texas.but "dry bed" will work well!

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