plants, a rain garden, sedge meadow, edible landscaping, butterfly, bee and hummingbird plants accent this garden largely built of recycled and recovered materials.
Photos: Mike Heacox / Luciole Design inc.
Remove my plastic pond bed and create a rain garden
Rain garden - how eco friendly!
What Does a Rain Garden Do?
In urban areas, impervious surfaces (like paving and rooftops) prevent rainwater from entering the ground, so it must be collected and discharged. Increased runoff from these
choices for rain gardens. Your city and state cooperative extensions are likely to have great resources available to help you design your rain garden. The Seattle Public Utilities Rainwise Program is one of many great resources.