Rain gardens

A rain garden offers the opportunity to manage rainwater runoff from hard surfaces after downpours by planting an attractive, low maintenance, wildlife-friendly space.

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Quick facts

Suitable for: Any reasonably well-drained garden
Timing: Autumn or spring for planting
Difficulty: Moderate - Difficult

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