Lakeshore Restoration is the establishment of a shore land buffer of native grasses, forbs (wildflowers), shrubs, trees and aquatics. Plants in shore land buffers are effective at: soil stabilization via extensive root systems, absorption of nutrients, filtration of pollutants, oxygen production, stabilization of sediments in the water, reduction of shoreline erosion, and providing wildlife habitat.…

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What’s a Rain Garden? A “Rain Garden” is simply a shallow depression in your yard that’s planted with native wetland or wet prairie wildflowers and grasses. Why plant a Rain Garden? The Rain Garden is one of the most popular new perennial garden designs for three reasons 1. Rain Gardens make good use of rainwater…

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