Rain Gardens- Do you need one?

Do you need a rain garden? Do you find water gathering in your yard after some heavy rain? Stressed over a damp basement and an overloaded sump pump? If so, you probably want to think about how a rain garden could benefit you. Rain gardens are designed to help catch water and are filled with water loving plants. Pictured is a diagram from The Family Handyman showing you how a rain garden works. Building your garden... To start off your rain garden you are going to want to designate an area for your garden, it is best done at the base of a slope [...]