United Church of Rogers Park Teaching Garden

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The RIVERS Project Extreme Build…. soon!

Leveraging the Landscape to Manage Water

This is a favorite of mine… by the way, the lack of rain just makes it ever so much more valuable to get it into the ground when it does fall – don’t just send it down the pipes! There are so many opportunities for us to save our water!  Please take a look. <p><a […]

Beginning…. to …. well, almost the end………

We still need to add a tree, and divert the downspout to the rain garden, & also add a rain barrel. The hard work was done by Let’s Go Chicago’s participants!

Neighbors, Community, and Green Infrastructure Solutions

Please check out this video of the Let’s Go Chicago team laying some drainpipe at one of our projects.  We had a big rain last week and were absolutely thrilled to receive an email from our client indicating there was no more seepage through her basement wall!

Watch the Rain Garden Do It’s Thing…!

Watch the Video:  Semiramis Studio’s garden at CNT-E The Garden at CNT Energy during a rainstorm with the newly diverted downspout water going into the garden! Want to know more?

CNT-West Garden…. ready for plants

Getting Ready for Water……. The Raingarden Conveyance Channel  is being lined with river rocks.  The water from the roof will be piped to this lined channel, then will travel to the raingarden basin.  The conveyance channel is steeply pitched away from the building  to encourage the water to travel away from the building. The Channel […]