Rain garden – provides a favorable environment for birds and butterflies
Do you know what is a rain garden? He is very nice and at the same time practical. So a garden filters the rain water drain and provides a favorable environment for birds and butterflies. And the best thing for you is that a rain garden is easy to maintain. Do you want to learn also how you can create a rain garden without much effort?
First you have to know your garden well. Have a look around. You will need a low pressure area that is at least at a distance of 3 m from your home.
Clay is the best soil for a rain garden. If you are not sure what is for a type of soil in your garden, then you can make a ground survey. If the investigation shows sandy soil, you add still water-absorbing soil and humus soil.
Rain garden – suitable environment for the Blue Iris
If your soil is already due to a rain garden, then choose also appropriate plants. It is easier if you work with young plants, not seeds. Plant grass and plants with deep, strong roots. Suitable flowers are ‘ Bengal tiger’ canna, hibiscus, yellow iris or Blue Iris, lobelia and other similar flowers and plants which thrive well in water and muddy ground, endure but also in dry times.
Also remember that your rain garden should look beautiful and expressive. Set color accents. Choose colored flowers with large leaves. The Crimson or red Osier dogwood is a superb flower that will please you in any case.
And at the end you forget not the everyday care – water and manure.
Have a beautiful garden as your neighbors
Find a deeper point in your garden
Enjoy the rain
Use also stones
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The clay absorbs the water best
The plants with deep roots are very well suited for a rain garden