Rain Gardens

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A rain garden is a landscaped area that is designed to capture and hold excess rain water for a short period of time, allowing it to soak into the soil and recharge the groundwater. Rain gardens also help slow the flow of water from a yard during and after a storm, which helps reduce water pollution in our lakes, sinkholes and streams. http://www.tappwater.org/rain-gardens/

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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& how to make a rain garden in your own landscape. Landscape Plans, Landscape Design, Landscape Rocks, Rain Garden Design, Rock Flower Beds, Jardin Decor, Water Garden, Water Plants, Backyard Landscaping

6 Easy Steps to Make a Rain Garden in Your Backyard

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Facility for Advancing Water Biofiltration

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Need To Slow The Flooding? Plant A Rain Garden! And Here's How

Rain garden (it should not be confused with Gardening in the Rain) is an interesting concept. It not only increases your gardening beauty but also helps in water preservation. Here in this article I want to give you an brief idea about this concept.What is a rain garden? Rain garden refers to a garden which takes the advantage of the water from the rainfall in growing plants. The garden is designed to withstand a great level of moisture and concentration of nutrients. It gave the run off…

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Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard

Building brick paths and stone walls creates a magical landscape. It's also hard work. These tips will help you work smarter and faster and they'l

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What is a Rain Garden and how can you Install your Rain Garden

What is a Rain Garden? A rain garden is a shallow depression planted with climate appropriate flowering plants and grasses. It is designed to hold rainwater runoff collected from rooftops and paved surfaces and prevent it from reaching the street. What makes it sustainable? Improves water...

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Rain gardens

the rain garden: a landscape design article by Mark Laurence

Rain gardens are landscaped areas designed to receive stormwater and allow it to infiltrate into the soil. This fact sheet provides information on designing and building a rain garden, as well as tips for improving stormwater management in your yard. Rain Garden Design, Jardin Decor, Water From Air, Rain Collection, Water Management, Rain Barrel, Rainwater Harvesting, Dry Creek, Garden Types

Think about rain gardens on your property!

Diagram from Ohio Wesleyan University All the rain lately has highlighted the value of having rain gardens in your yard. A rain gard...

DIY Garden Projects with Rocks From ‘Prairie Break‘, use this easy idea for all the stones you dig up planting your garden. Stones offer good drainage for a downspout area. DIY Garden Projects with Rock Garden Paths, Garden Art, Garden Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Garden Stones, Walkway Ideas, Backyard Ideas, Rocks Garden, Rain Garden
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An Irish garden in Wyoming?

Jane and Mike Sullivan PLEASE NOTE: I have revisited this garden in 2014: you can read a much more current update on this fabulous garden at "Wyoming-Iris Garden revisited" (just click on that phrase to go to the post) I might have said an ENGLISH garden, but with a name like Sullivan, I might get in trouble saying that. Whatever style you may wish to call it, there is no question that the Sullivan garden in Casper, Wyoming, is wonderful any time of year--including at the end of a long hot…

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21 Lovely DIY Ideas To Spice Up Garden with Pebbles Art

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Example of a curn extension in Portland, USA used in an urbainsed area to absorb rainwater and reduce runoff. Green Street, Water Pollution, Water Management, Water Retention, Rain Garden, Portland Usa, Growing Plants, Landscape Architecture, Garden Inspiration
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Rain Gardens: Managing Water Sustainably in the Garden and Designed Landscape by Nigel Dunnett, Andy Clayden Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, Garden Design, Urban Landscape, Water Sustainability, Environmental Challenges, Water Management, Backyard Paradise, Water Resources
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A Dry Creek Bed, for beauty and drainage | DeeplySouthernHome

As I mentioned in the Hillside Landscape post, our backyard consists of a small flat area near the house and a cleared hillside that continues up into a wooded area. Once we moved and settled into our home, we realized that the hill was actually one large Alabama sandstone rock loosely covered with a combination ... Read More about A Dry Creek Bed, for beauty and drainage

Sometimes runoff water from impervious surfaces will concentrate and cause erosion problems. Rain gardens harvest this water, filter pollutants, and prevent erosion. Runoff Water, Water Pollution, Yard Drainage, Insect Hotel, Square Foot Gardening, Rain Garden, Farm Gardens, Backyard Landscaping, Youtube
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How to Build a Rain Garden

The James City County Stormwater department demonstrates how to build a rain garden. For more information, go to jamescitycountyva.gov/stormwater or email st...

Seattleites Make Rain Gardens to Curb Stormwater Pollution Washington State University, Water Pollution, Rain Barrel, Great Shots, Columns, Gardens, Yard, Fish, Building
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Seattleites Make Rain Gardens to Curb Stormwater Pollution

In an effort to curb pollution from stormwater runoff, Seattle residents have begun a campaign to build 12,000 rain gardens around the Puget Sound. Katie Cam...

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How to Create an Effective Rain Garden | Habitat Network

A well-designed rain garden seems to provide the greatest impact for reducing stormwater runoff for individual homeowners. In this article we will attempt to provide a detailed step-by-step guide for adding a rain garden to your landscape.