Top 10 Reasons to Build A Rain Garden:

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  1. Reduces stream flooding and downstream erosion.
  2. Provides habitat for wildlife.
  3. Requires less maintenance, watering, fertilizers and pesticides than traditional gardens because of use of native and other locally adapted plants.
  4. Filters pollutants and reduces pollution in our waterways via native plant roots and healthy soil.
  5. Recharges groundwater by allowing water to filter into the ground rather than run along the surface into drains.
  6. Reduces the volume of water flowing to sewer treatment facilities.
  7. Transforms your property in an inexpensive and easy way.
  8. Saves money on landscape irrigation and lowers your water bill.
  9. Beautifies neighborhoods, models water conservation.