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Kevin’s Rain Gardens Sustainable Stormwater Solutions


This is an insightful article which points out the impact new housing developments have on the surrounding landscape and what can be done to amend the resulting denuded landscape, by a company using a Permaculture principle of rain gardens.

“Any experienced landscaper can tell you what kind of soils you have without even getting out of their truck.
How can we do this?

We use clues such as the maturity of the surrounding trees or the presence of any sudden topographic changes, but mostly we use the time period the house was built as our best indicator…”

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