Rain gardens boost landscapes, cut pollution

04/5/2010 | Columbus Dispatch (Ohio), The

Rain gardens -- shallow, bowl-shaped depressions planted with hardy perennials that soak up large quantities of water -- are a natural way to keep storm water on a homeowner's landscape and out of waterways. Native flowers, grasses and sedges in the gardens absorb pollutants and are water-tolerant and drought-resistant, says Stephanie Suter, a habitat conservationist.

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