6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden:  Rain gardens filter runoff and protect groundwater, especially after big rains. They also add unexpected beauty to low spots that tend to collect water and draw wildlife. Here's how to make a rain garden in your own landscape.

6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden

6 Steps to Make a Rain Garden: Rain gardens filter runoff and protect groundwater, especially after big rains. They also add unexpected beauty to low spots that tend to collect water and draw wildlife. Here's how to make a rain garden in your own landsca

"rain" garden for the french drain spout

How to Build a Rain Garden in Your Yard

It's a beautiful flower bed—and a reservoir for yard and roof runoff. Nurture the land in your yard and protect the environment by channeling rain water and runoff from gutters into a rain garden planted with deep-rooted, colorful native plants.

Rain garden plants  Good choices for the "wet side"  of our house!

Rain garden plants Good choices for the "wet side" of our house! Use the red switchgrass

Downspout Waterfall

Downspout drainage idea to stack flat rocks for a mini waterfall. By the deck downspout onto hill.

Sublime 75+ Beautiful Rain Garden You Should Have In Your Home Front yard http://goodsgn.com/gardens/75-beautiful-rain-garden-you-should-have-in-your-home-front-yard/

75+ Beautiful Rain Garden You Should Have In Your Home Front yard

Sublime 75+ Beautiful Rain Garden You Should Have In Your Home Front yard http://goodsgn.com/gardens/75-beautiful-rain-garden-you-should-have-in-your-home-front-yard/

How to build a Rain Garden in the low spots of your yard

A well-designed rain garden will drain in a day, so mosquito larvae will not have a chance to hatch. Native plants are the best choice for rain gardens and local nurseries can help you get started.

Consider a rain garden to provide habitat for your honeybees and other pollinators. Easy to maintain and good for the environment.

Make a Rain Garden to Help Bees

No matter what anyone tells you, curb appeal and high-quality landscaping matters when it comes putting your home on the market to sell.

Adorable 42 Brilliant Rain Garden Design Ideas https://besideroom.com/2017/06/16/42-brilliant-rain-garden-design-ideas/

42 Brilliant Rain Garden Design Ideas

Adorable 42 Brilliant Rain Garden Design Ideas https://besideroom.com/2017/06/16/42-brilliant-rain-garden-design-ideas/

Directing water away from house with shallow channel using river rock, use plants like dogwood shrub and fothergilla fill in the borders, along with hostas and alliums.

Use rain gardens in the right context. “Directing rainwater from roofs and impervious surfaces to a planted filtration basin helps water the plants, filter harmful contaminants, and augment the aquifer deep within the earth,”

Award-winning landscape designer, Jan Johnsen, explains what a dry stream is, why it’s a good addition to the garden, and how to build one.

A Beautiful Way to Catch Runoff: How to Build a Dry Stream

Award-winning landscape designer, Jan Johnsen, explains what a dry stream is, why it’s a good addition to the garden, and how to build one I wanna do this to my front yard ditch along the road .

Learn How to Plant a Rain Garden - Gardening - Mother Earth Living

Learn How to Plant a Rain Garden

This is the third or fourth time in a row that I've dreamed about planting a garden.

More No-Fuss, Neat and Tidy Plants    This rain garden is all about looking fine with little care. There are no flowers to clip or spent perennials to cut back, yet the garden still looks interesting because of the subtle color and texture variations.

Using Rain Gardens to Keep Waterways Pollution-Free

More No-Fuss, Neat and Tidy Plants This rain garden is all about looking fine with little care. There are no flowers to clip or spent perennials to cut back, yet the garden still looks interesting because of the subtle color and texture variations.

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