Benefits of Having a Rain Garden

Rain gardens are a smart and proven way of using beautiful landscaping to: clean our waterways, protect our precious natural habitats, improve homes and neighborhoods, reduce flooding and save millions of dollars in pollution clean-up and massive utility construction projects. The benefits of these gardens are endless!

A rain garden will:

  • Filter runoff pollution
  • Recharge local groundwater
  • Conserve water
  • Improve water quality
  • Protect rivers and streams
  • Remove standing water in your yard
  • Reduce mosquito breeding
  • Increase beneficial insects that eliminate pest insects
  • Reduce potential of home flooding
  • Survive drought seasons
  • Reduce garden maintenance
  • Enhance sidewalk appeal
  • Increase garden enjoyment

 

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Simple and effective!
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If you live in a state that gets a lot of rain, a small pond is the way to go! I love this design.
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This is a great option for multiple runoffs. 
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Who doesn’t want their own waterfall!? 🙂
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Another simple, yet great touch to this yard! 

 

Do you have a rain garden? I can’t wait to get started on mine! 🙂

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