Who says stormwater gardens can’t be beautiful?

 Through the use of native plants, careful engineering, and attention to detail, gardens that manage stormwater can be stunning.  Every garden pictured here is either a rain garden or conservation landscape done through the Montgomery County Rainscapes program. They all help manage runoff by slowing water down and encouraging it to seep back into the ground before it hits our storm drains, creeks, rivers and Bay.

If anyone tells you that you can’t have both beautiful and functional, show them these.

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Storm water runoff causes real issues for our environment. And it’s getting worse. Find out what you can do about it:

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