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.
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. By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine.
Rain Gardens are designed to hold water on your property rather than directing the water to the storm drain. The water held on site will help to replenish the aquifer, and waters deep rooted plants and trees.