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Low Impact Living poster       Love Your Stream poster

"Everyone loves Good Nature's Rain Garden Poster!"

The Rain Garden Poster from Good Nature Publishing is a real eye catcher for my booth. People stop to admire it, and then I get to tell them how these beautiful gardens function to reduce stormwater problems! (A laminated poster makes it easy to show the illustrations on the back too.)

Using the poster to promote the concept of green infrastructure in older neighbourhoods - where stormwater causes the most problems - I'm hoping to create more support for "green" innovation in the public sector.

Freya Keddie, Urban Rain Catchers  Canada

"Beautiful!  Everyone loves the new Rain Garden poster.  Thanks."

Candace Stoughton, East Multnomah SWCD, Portland Oregon

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Rain Garden Text under title:

Rain gardens work like a native forest by capturing and infiltrating stormwater from rooftops, driveways, and other hard surfaces.  Rain gardens -- reduce flooding by absorbing water from impervious surfaces; filter oil, grease and toxic materials before they can pollute streams, lakes and bays; help to recharge the aquifer by increasing the quantity of water that soaks into the ground; provide beneficial wildlife habitat.


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Why rain gardens? This poster helps you teach about rain gardens after your visit, workshop or school outreach ends.  Then the work begins:  making the ideas stick, and the ground move.

Rain Gardens are crucial to  water conservation.  Water conservation is necessary for us to do more with less water pouring through our storm systems.  Perfect for filtering toxics in urban areas, manure and other run off in rural areas.  Let 1,000,000 Rain Gardens bloom!

Good Nature's Green Living Series was thought up by client Clackamas SWCD's Jeffrey Kee-- in response to a need for quality art work to illustrate the many benefits of rain gardens, eco-roofs, back yard habitats, and good horse pasture practices.

The Green Living Series poster will feature John C. Pitcher's fine art painting in the centerpiece, with running border of key native species to plant.

(See John C. Pitcher's previous gorgeous work for Good Nature: Giant Sequoia , Native Wildflowers,   Aspen  ecosystem & his own website here.)

Rain Garden Plants

1. Red-osier Dogwood, Cornus sericea (and many cultivars)
2. Pacific Ninebark, Physocarpus capitatus
3. Douglas Spirea, Spiraea douglasii
4. Taper-tip Rush, Juncus acuminatus
5. Dagger-leaf Rush, Juncus ensifolius
6. Slough Sedge, Carex obnupta
7. Small-fruited Bulrush, Scirpus microcarpus

Rain garden plants for a shady spot

8. Deer Fern, Blechnum spicant
9. Lady Fern, Athyrium filix-femina
10. Black Twinberry, Lonicera involucata
11. Salmonberry, Rubus spectabilis
12. Stink Currant, Ribes bracteosum
13. Stream Violet, Viola glabella

Rain garden plants for sun to part sun

14. Western Columbine, Aquilegia formosa
15. Common Camas, Camassia quamash
16. California Aster, Aster chilensis
17. Snowberry, Symphoricarpos albus
18. Serviceberry, Amelanchier alnifolia

Rain garden plants for a sunny spot (“Use these add the top of your rain garden for color and wildlife habitat.”)

19. Red-flowering Currant, Ribes sanguineum
20. Tall Oregon-grape, Mahonia aquifolium
21. Sun Rose, Helianthemum nummularium
22. Showy Fleabane, Erigeron speciosus