Rain garden guides and resources
Managing Rainwater: A Homeowners Improvement Guide for Low Impact Development (LID) in Bothell
City of Bothell created this simple guide to help you learn about the different low impact development techniques and options available to help you get started. View the guide.
Rain Garden Handbook for Western Washington: A Guide for Design, Maintenance, and Installation
WSU Extension, Department of Ecology, and Kitsap County created this step-by-step guide. It will help you determine whether a rain garden is right for your property and will guide you through the process of building one yourself. View the guide.
Rain Garden Care: A Guide for Residents and Community Organizations
This guide - created by RainWise, King Conservation District, 12,000 Rain Gardens, and Stewardship Partners - offers tips about seasonal care, weeding, watering, mulching, caring for the plants, and keeping the water flowing. View the guide.
Rain Garden Plants
See a list of native plants that can tolerate both saturated and drought conditions.