In case you weren’t aware, western Washington is coming up on prime rain garden planning season! Curious about what a rain garden is, or how to go about planting one on your property or near your home? Take a little inspiration from the video below, which explains the benefits of rain gardens in the city and how, if you’re a Seattle resident, you can seek support from the city’s RainWise program and other resources to support your efforts!
Bonus note: After publishing this article, we learned that Seattle Tilth runs a free Garden Hotline, funded by Seattle Public Utilities and King County, to answer all your rain garden questions and anything else garden-related you might want to ask about. They’ll also be running master composter and soil builder programs soon, open to new applicants in February.