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RAIN GARDENS ... A BEAUTIFUL SOLUTION TO RUNOFF POLLUTION
The Graham Martin Foundation Rain Garden program has been discontinued. Schools interested in installing a rain garden should call 262-896-8305 to ask about potential funding.
How Can You Have a Rain Garden? All the information about planning and installation is found in the "Rain Garden How-To Manual". Once you have a plan in place, select the plants for your garden. Choose plants by height, bloom time, color - whatever your preference.
Why build a rain garden?
A typical rain garden:
Why use native plants?
Native plants can be purchased from Retzer Nature Center.The DNR has a listing of Native Plant Nurseries.
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