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 landsca
It's a beautiful flower bed—and a reservoir for yard and roof runoff. Nurture the land in your yard and protect the environment by channeling rain water and runoff from gutters into a rain garden planted with deep-rooted, colorful native plants.
How to build a rain garden designed to divert gutter water into an attractive planting bed that works like a sponge and natural filter to clean the water and let it percolate slowly into the surrounding soil.
Divert gutter water into an attractive rain garden that works like a sponge and natural filter to clean the water and let it percolate slowly into the surrounding soil. Illustration: Washington State University Rain Garden Handbook for Western Washingto
Using Rain Gardens to Keep Waterways Pollution-Free
More No-Fuss, Neat and Tidy Plants. This rain garden is all about looking fine with little care. There are no flowers to clip or spent perennials to cut back, yet the garden still looks interesting because of the subtle color and texture variations.