Friday, April 30, 2010
A New Type of Garden!
A revolution is taking place in backyards across America that involves a fundamental change in the way everyday citizens are thinking about their lawns and landscapes. As awareness of water quality issues flows beyond the realm of researchers, and into the daily life of every individual, many people are asking more of their yards – that they become more than simply a place of beauty and relaxation, but also act as a first line of defense in protecting our environment against water pollution. There are many ways each of us can make a difference locally, but one practice that is proving both effective and attractive is rain gardens. Find out more about how to create a rain garden in your yard by reading the entire article from the Pender County Cooperative Extension Website, http://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/index.php?page=news&ci=LAWN+71