• Why rain gardens?

    In the summer of 2006, citizens in Lucas County sustained heavy flooding from several rainstorms. Read More
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    Learn how to make a rain garden. A number of free rain garden related downloads are available. Read More
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Simple Facts About Rain Gardens

Q1: Is a rain garden expensive?

With family and friends helping with labor, it doesn't have to be. The main cost will be purchasing the plants. The cost can be cut down by using plants that may already exist in your yard.

Q2: Do they require a lot of maintenance?

Rain gardens can be maintained with little effort after plants are established. Basic maintenance includes mulching & weeding.

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