raingarden - definition and synonyms

noun

or rain garden

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a garden which is planted so that rainwater from roofs, driveways, etc runs into it and soaks into the ground, and therefore does not cause flooding or other problems

    Raingardens are self-watering, low maintenance gardens designed to protect our rivers and creeks, by capturing stormwater that runs off hard surfaces after it rains.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 05/06/2014