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Surface runoff gathers in this new rain garden, densely planted with ornamentals and natives. The elongated pavers are recycled concrete from the existing patio space.
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Heather Tselentis wrote:
Were the concrete slabs prefab or did you pour them in place?
   Comment   March 22, 2013
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Very interested to know what kind of plants are use here. We are just starting to plan for rain garden but not sure what plants to use. Thanks!
February 11, 2014 at 8:36pm   
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Many rain garden designers promote the use of native plants, and in the Seattle region, we have a lot of plants to chose from; plants that are adapted to wet winters and dry summers work well in our region. this garden also has quite a few, non-native, adaptive species that work in those environmental conditions but offer more flash and color and ornamental qualities to the landscape design. Many conservation districts, utility companies and/or road departments are offering information at the governmental level on rain garden design. good luck!
February 12, 2014 at 8:38am   
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Amy Renea added this to Stone Works Wonders
Functional Stone Designs Stone can also be a tool to help a garden's functionality. These long pavers allow the gardener to reach plants, while the small pebbles accommodate runoff.
Mini rain gardens can be situated at the low side of a yard to filter excess runoff from the lawn. Even if you've gone organic in your lawn care regimen, there's still the problem of nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and other elements) entering waterways. They don't just make your lawn grow; they can accelerate algae growth, which in turn upsets the habitat of fish and other aquatic life.

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floating planks
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April 5, 2014
combo-ing the heuchera and carex grass as island garden elements (low)
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I like the way the concrete planks are laid
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Stones along planter box
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Long paver hard scape. Carmel heuchera is nice too
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Mini rain gardens can be situated at the low side of a yard to filter excess runoff from the lawn. Even if you've gone organic in your lawn care regimen, there's still the problem of nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and other elements) entering waterways. They don't just make your lawn grow; they can accelerate algae growth, which in turn upsets the habitat of fish and other aquatic life.
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Layout and mix of plants and tiering. Also square concrete accents.
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variety of colour and gradual heights of plants
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Recycled concrete pavers cut from existing slab on site.
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pavers used in garden as well.
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the plant landscaping
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water run off solution...I like the natural plantings which benefit from the natural water run off creating a beautiful garden
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functional & beautiful.
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Paver/steps - I can use the long leftover granite stones instead.
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Mini rain gardens can be situated at the low side of a yard to filter excess runoff from the lawn.
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