How to Build a Swale in the Residential Landscape [+ Free Download]
A permaculture swale is a technique for capturing and storing water in a garden. Learn how to build a swale in the residential landscape.
Think about rain gardens on your property!
Diagram from Ohio Wesleyan University All the rain lately has highlighted the value of having rain gardens in your yard. A rain gard...
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A Rain Garden is a structure on a slope that catches rain and allows it to seep into the soil instead of running off. I find them useful in my area since water tends to run off our hard pan clay layer. This sequesters the water and puts it to good use. More at http://www.raingardennetwork.com/build.htm
10 Best Plants for a Rain Garden
When you plant a rain garden, you do your part for the environment, filtering runoff and protecting groundwater. Pick the right plants and you're also rewarded with a beautiful garden!
Rain garden in your yard can ease water pollution
A rain garden is a scooped-out plot strategically located to capture stormwater spilling from impervious surfaces, such as rooftops and driveways. Some environmental groups are encouraging rain gardens and educating the public about them.
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Another reason to add native plants to your West Michigan yard - Land Conservancy of West Michigan
Adding native plants into your yard is easy and it's a great learning opportunity.
The University of Connecticut Center for Land Use Education and Research developed this App as a resource for homeowners, landscapers, contractors, and others. The App will guide you through the process of designing, installing, and maintaining a rain garden. The App includes basic information about what rain gardens are and how they work; guidance on how to design and install them properly; and tips on maintaining your garden.