What is a Rain Garden? A shallow, constructed depression commonly planted with deep-rooted native plants & grasses. Located within a landscape to receive runoff from hard surfaces, such as a roof, a sidewalk, or a driveway.
For affected soil areas, wetting agents may help relieve the particle tensions so water can more easily percolate deeper into the soil. Soil aeration will assist the breakdown of organic matter. Over time improvements can be slowly made.
Ohio Bill 458 was signed into law In December 2012. The new law has a few changes to the familiar call-before-you-dig program that contractors need to know. The goes into effect March 27, 2013. All aspects of the law will be operational by July 1, 2013.