RM of La Broquerie rain garden

The SRRCD has partnered with the RM of La Broquerie to put in a rain garden on-site at the RM of LaBroquerie office. Feel free to stop by and have a look at the rain garden (planted in 2012) and browse the pictures below of the construction process.

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Brand new rain garden at the RM of La Broquerie building shortly after completion

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Removing the top 1 foot of soil to prepare for garden construction

Excavating the garden area and building the berm

Shaping the berm to grade

Covering the berm with erosion control blanket made of coconut fiber

Filling the garden with a mix of compost and soil

Laying out the plants, getting ready for planting

Putting the plants in the ground

The completed garden with wood chips to retain moisture and deter weeds

The rain garden in action. All water will soak in within 24 hrs.