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.
Rain Gardens are designed to hold water on your property rather than directing the water to the storm drain. The water held on site will help to replenish the aquifer, and waters deep rooted plants and trees.