Build a Rain Garden

A rain garden is a highly effective way to manage stormwater onsite and close to its source.

Key Messages

1. A rain garden is an attractive and inexpensive way to treat stormwater on your property.
2. Rain gardens are easy to build.
3. A rain garden should be located in an area of good soil where it will capture stormwater. It should be at least 10 feet from a house and 50 feet from a septic system.

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