Rain Gardens filter and cool stormwater so that our streams and rivers run clean. It is a nonpoint solution for nonpoint source pollution. Anyone can plant one in their own yard. See rain garden examples in the Master Rain Gardener Hall of Fame.
Become a Master Gardener
Train as a Master Rain Gardener, and become a volunteer resource for your neighborhood. Washtenaw County has been planting rain gardens since 2005, and in that time we have learned a thing or two about what makes them successful. Come train with us to be a Master *Rain* Gardener.
During class you will design your own rain garden step-by-step. Share your knowledge in the tradition of the Master Gardener volunteer program. Become your neighborhood's expert on rain gardens!