Discover the power of plants. Landscaping features like rain gardens, native plants, and trees catch and soak up polluted stormwater runoff.
Plants and trees that are native to Michigan boost your landscape’s ability to absorb and infiltrate polluted runoff. That’s because their deep thirsty roots are much better at keeping water clean than the shallow roots of turf grass. Using native plants and trees in a rain garden amplifies their clean water power.Get our native plants tip sheet