Have a low spot in your yard? Instead of filling in this area, you can plant a rain garden, which is a highly porous planting bed designed to temporarily store and treat rain water run-off. It is a form of what’s called bioretention.
- Excess nutrient consumption
- Erosion control
- Pollutant removal
- Local groundwater recharge
- Habitat for beneficial wildlife
- Aesthetic improvement
To learn more, download our Rain Garden Guide.