Rain Garden


Glendale Rain Garden
Glendale Rain Garden
Glendale Rain Garden
Glendale Rain Garden

Story Behind the Project:


This home was built in 1953 in Glendale, WI.

Type: Drainage Problem / Rain garden

Project Completed: 2020

Aspects: Drainage, flooding, basement flooding, rain garden, native plants, infiltration, improve grading, basement water, foundation issues, rainwater

Any Specific Challenges: Extreme ponding situation, water from neighbors dumping into property, newer apartment complex built nearby changing the entire neighborhood rainwater drainage

Price Range: $12k – $30k+

Materials Used: Engineered Soil => Pervious Soil Mix

                            Mulch => Double Shredded Hardwood

Plants: Plants were selected to provide filtration, drought tolerance,  year round attraction, wildlife value, amazing colorful flowers, and low maintenance.

Trees & Shrubs: Saskatoon Serviceberry

Perennials: Blue Wild Indigo, Prairie Blazingstar, Butterflyweed, Prairie Dropseed, Purple Coneflower, ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ Coneflower, Blue Flag Iris, Pasque Flower, Prairie Smoke, Northwinds Switch Grass, Little bluestem, Large-flowered Beardtongue, Ironweed, New-England Aster, Swamp Milkweed, Wild Petunia