A Rain Garden is a shallow depression that is designed to collect water runoff from a roof, sidewalk, driveway or other surface.
A rain garden is not complete unless it is planted with native plants, which help to soak up water and remove pollutants.
A Rain Garden helps the environment and you by:
Rain Gardens provide a more natural approach to conventional stormwater management. A rain garden is most successful with native plants suited for both wet and dry conditions. This allows for a greater success rate of plants that thrive in the local climate. Consider installing a rain garden at your home or business to capture runoff and naturally treat the stormwater. Rain gardens offer a practical, beautiful way for individuals to contribute to our collective water quality efforts.