N.Y. landscaping firm plants rain gardens to protect Lake George

06/4/2013 | Post-Star (Glens Falls, N.Y.), The

A family-owned landscaping business in Warren County, N.Y., is promoting rain gardens at properties near Lake George to protect the water from pollution, according to this article. DeFranco Landscaping builds rain gardens by putting rocks wrapped in fabric underneath the soil and native plants on top. The gaps between rocks help hold stormwater, while native plants absorb the pollutants from it.

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