Published in Garden Ideas by admin at Wednesday, May 16th 2018 11:08:59 AM.
The rain garden is the landscape which is designed especially for collecting the rainfall and the storm water runoff, soil and rain garden plants in the rain garden may be used to clean the pollutants away of the water as it seeps in the ground or to evaporate back in the air. To achieve the benefits of rain garden, it is important to choose the right plants, to install them and to maintain them in the right manner.
The rain garden plants have to be the plants which are able to tolerate the flooding with the dry periods. You can choose the noninvasive plants which are able to adapt to local environment. It is possible to choose the mixture of the species. You should choose the plants to make vertical layering and this is the mix of low growing, medium and tall growing species. The plants should be installed in the proper moisture zone. The plant shrubs with the perennial in the groups of the three to five should have the same species. The trees may be planted in the groups or alone. Taller plants or larger plants have to be in the center or at one part of a garden and this will depend on the view you want to achieve.
You should plant short rain garden plants at the garden edges so that they may be seen easily. You can plant or space the perennial so that canopies can grow together in order to cover the ground and to minimize the weeds. The space between the plants has to be planted according to how they mature or not. Like the succulent garden ideas, you may not need too much maintenance when it comes to these plants. The plants will need to be watered when there is along dry period. You should add at least an inch of water every week. The rain plants are found in perennials, shrubs and trees categories.