NCSU Extension has developed a comprehensive plan to help homeowners develop an environmentally responsible landscaping plan–the Low Impact Homeowner.
A 12-page booklet from the NC Coastal Federation, specifically for Brunswick County, is available to help you as a homeowner improve our water quality: Read and download a copy here of SmartYards for Brunswick County
Thinking about rain barrels or rain gardens? Check out this information packet of how to deal with storm water runoff including plants that tolerate wet bottoms.
More detailed information from NCSU Extension on rain garden construction as well as information on how to find the perfect location.
You’ll need plants for your rain garden that will thrive in our climate and soils and of course are native. Check out this list for Brunswick County.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]
Plants and Ponds: Managing Ponds for Aesthetic and Environmental Enrichment
Plants for Rain Gardens in Soutrheastern NC
Smart Yards for Brunswick County
Native Plants for Coastal NC Wetlands and Retention Ponds
Resources for Rain Garden Plants
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