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How To Build A Rain Garden


Quiz Questions

1.What are potential places to build a rain garden?
Near the house to catch roof run off
Out on the lawn to collect lawn water
Both
None of the above
2. The size of a rain garden depends on:
How deep the garden will be
What type of soil the garden will be planted in
How much will drain to the garden
All of the above
3.As the size of the drainage area increases so should the size of the garden.
True
False
4.To build the rain garden faster, it is better to work
With others
alone
5.One should dig at the side of the _________ string.
Uphill
Downhill
6. Since the water tries to flow downhill, what is used to keep it in the garden?
Hold
Drain
Berm
None of the above
7. Rain gardens ________ water quality.
Increase
Decrease
8.The time consuming weeds generally only occur in the first __________ years.
One
Two
Three
Five
9. How To Build A Rain Garden
The picture above shows how the top of the downhill part of the berm should come up to a/the ____________level as the entry to the rain garden.
Higher
Lower
Same
None of the above
10. It is beneficial to incorporate a diverse mixture of sedges, rushes, and grasses, with the flowering species.
True
False