Rain Gardens

Rain Gardens

Rain gardens use native plants placed above a constructed infiltration basin within your yard to capture water during and after rain events. Water from your roof and driveway runs off into the rain garden where it is soaked up by trees, flowers, shrubs, and other plants. Rain gardens produce many benefits including:

  • Improve water quality by removing pollutants
  • Provide habitat for insects and birds
  • Increase groundwater recharge
  • Aesthetically improve your yard

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