Maintenance Resources

Everything you need to maintain a functional and beautiful stormwater management project.

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Raingarden Workshops

Unseasonably warm weather, long droughts and flooding rains are the new normal for spring and summer in Minnesota. Learn how your yard can adapt to and even help mitigate threats posed by these extreme weather events.

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General Raingarden Maintenance


Seasonal Maintenance

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Featured Maintenance Blog:

Bee visits a fall blooming Aster

Pollinator friendly fall maintenance for your raingarden and native plantings

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Q & A Forum

For all your maintenance questions


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