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
CORNER of FRONT PORCH Such a creative idea! Stack flat rocks under the gutter downspout for a beautiful dry waterfall landscape idea. Love that they added ground cover plants too! Great for hiding an unsightly corner.
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.
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.
Rain Gardens: Beautiful, Easy, and Good for the Earth
Rain garden Bioswales as seen in the NACTO Urban Street Design Guide. Click image for full information & guide, and visit the Slow Ottawa 'Stormwater Solutions' board for more sustainable water management.