Melbourne Water, a water supply company owned by the Victorian State Government, is encouraging Australian residents to create 10,000 rain gardens – and they’re already up to 7,804! A rain garden is a water-saving garden that is designed to capture stormwater from hard surfaces such as driveways, patios and roofs via downpipes after it rains.
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Rain gardens are one way of reducing and managing stormwater runoff. When planning one, contact your local nursery and explain what conditions the plants will have to deal with. Wherever possible, choose indigenous species. See an earlier rain garden post that contains a written explanation of how to build a rain garden. If rain gardens […]