DIY Rainwater Collection Projects
Rain barrels collect rainwater from your downspout to use for gardening or other non-potable uses.
Rain Barrel Guide
Sources for Rain Barrels
Directions for making rain barrels
A rain garden is a shallow depression with native landscaping used to soak up runoff from a downspout or driveway. The garden provides a ponding area allowing runoff to slowly infiltrate into the ground instead of being carried directly to the storm sewer all at once.
Rain Garden Resources
Native Plant list for Rain Gardens
Calculating runoff volume from roof
Homeowner Tip Sheets
No Mow Zone Green Lawn Basics Native Plants for Pennsylvania Tree & Shrub Planting
Composting Rain Barrel Porous Pavers Live Stakes
Landscaping with Native plants Basin retrofits Rain gardens
Questions or Comments, Please contact Susan Harris