Congratulations! You have made the first step toward building your very own rain garden. What is next? Pick how you would like to proceed.
Would you like to read a handbook on how to design and build your rain garden?
Would you like to take an online video class to take you step-by-step through designing your own rain garden? Sign up here to take the Master Rain Gardener class at your own pace - at your own computer!
You would rather take a class in person- with other people who are also designing their own rain garden? Sign up here to take the in person Master Rain Gardener class.
I can do it myself!I just need a little advice. If you live in Washtenaw County, Water Resources staff will come out to your yard and analyze where your rain garden should go - and how to solve drainage issues.
I want to hire a landscaper to build it for me. How do I find one who knows how? Here is our list of Certified Rain Garden Landscapers, who have taken the Master Rain Gardener class, and built a rain garden that we have inspected. They know how to do it.
I have a Wet Basement! What do I do? Any of the above will help you figure out what to do. A rain garden is one tool in the toolbox of possible fixes for a wet basement.