Build a Rain Garden
Free Workshop at City Hall - May 30
A rain garden is landscaping that absorbs water from your roof or driveway.
Homeowners are catching on to rain gardens, a shallow depression in a yard that collects rainwater and sports a variety of flowers, shrubs and grasses.
Rain Garden Homeowner Showcase
Rain Garden Map
Is Your Property Right for a Rain Garden?
Not every property is suitable for a rain garden. To find out if your property is in an area with soil suitable for a rain garden:
- Go to gis.GreshamOregon.gov.
- Enter your address.
- At the top, select the "Healthy Streams Area" box.
- Click “Refresh Map” on the right; if your house is highlighted in purple, you are in a Healthy Streams Neighborhood.
Keri Handaly at 503-618-2657 or Keri.Handaly@GreshamOregon.gov.
Healthy Streams Program
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