Tag «rain garden»

“Project Clear” Offers Small Grants for St. Louis RainScaping

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Great news—the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District’s initiative “Project Clear” offers small grants to help improve water quality through rainscaping! As MSD announces on their website, they “will invest billions of dollars over a generation in planning, designing, and building community rainscaping projects, system improvements, and an ambitious program of maintenance and repair.” Residents of …

Brand-New Rain Garden

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“I love my new rain garden.  Thanks!”  – Victoria V. A rain garden is a shallow depression containing rocks and plants that can thrive in wet conditions. These gardens provide an alternative to drainage systems, attract native wildlife, and prevent chemicals used in the yard and home from polluting the water further along the system. Perhaps you have …

Q&A with Rebecca

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Rebecca, our landscape designer, responds to some commonly asked questions about landscaping. Q. What’s trending right now in the landscaping world? A. We’re seeing a lot of great trends right now: Sustainable, environmentally friendly landscaping Planting native plants for more sustainable gardens that require fewer resources and that provide sustenance for pollinators such as bees …