How a Rain Garden Works

How a Rain Garden Works

Check out this super cool info graphic that explains how a rain garden works. Understand the components and the principles so you can build your own rain garden at...
Build Your Own Rain Garden

Build Your Own Rain Garden

These step by step instructions are designed to help you build your own rain garden. Contractors, designers, and engineers are required to follow the specifications in the WV Post Construction Stormwater Guidance Manual...
How to Calculate the Size of Your Rain Garden Design

How to Calculate the Size of Your Rain Garden Design

How to calculate the size of the rain garden design: 1. Determine the area of the hard surface draining to the rain garden. In this example the length of the roof (L) times the width of the roof (W) 2. Rain garden design should be 5-8% the size of the hard surface...
West Virginia Native Plant List For Your Raingarden

West Virginia Native Plant List For Your Raingarden

Grasses Bushy Bluestem (Andropogon glomeratus) Inland Sea Oats (Chasmanthim latifolium) Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum)   Trees and Shrubs Alder (Alnus incana) Arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum) Buttonbush (Cephalanthus...