Healthy Lawn & Garden Guide


Watering lawn


Stormwater matters: Make every drop count!

Protecting water quality, reducing flooding and runoff and preserving natural ecosystems are goals we strive toward through our Rain to Recreation Program, whether it’s in our parks, on City property, or even in your backyard! You may be surprised at how implementing water-protecting practices and taking advantage of stormwater on your property can enhance your garden and curb appeal.

Implementing these stormwater-friendly ideas at home can help you:

  • Reduce runoff

  • Keep pollutants out of streams and lakes

  • Minimize erosion and yard flooding

  • Save money and time

  • Attract natural wildlife and keep some pests away

  • Discover fun ways to customize your garden