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Rain Gardens

Rain Gardens

A rain garden is a constructed depression designed to capture rainwater from roofs, sidewalks and driveways. Rain gardens provide a way to slow down and soak up excess rainwater allowing water to infiltrate into the ground recharging our aquifers. Rain gardens can be planted with a variety of vegetation that not only enhances landscape but also provides a habitat for birds and butterflies.


INFORMATIONAL PDF’s RELATED TO RAIN GARDENS

Rain Gardens – Harris Co. Master Gardeners
Rain Gardens – Texas A&M AgriLife
Storm Water Management – Rain Gardens (PDF 20 pages)