Rain Garden

Use water-harvesting earthworks to shape and sculpt your yard.

You'll capture the rainwater pouring off your roof or hardscape to create a lush, water-conscience yard. We’ll create a custom design and grading plan for your site to meet your needs and create a functional and aesthetic rain garden.

Rain gardens are a simple, low-cost way to take advantage of the rain that falls on your property to support shade trees and other native plants that improve cooling, beautify your yard, and improve your soil. Rain gardens can also help resolve flooding, ponding, and erosion problems. This is an ideal first water-harvesting system and can also be integrated easily with Greywater to Landscape systems or Rain Tanks.

Begin your landscape transformation today. Request our design and project manager services here.

Home Design Staff

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Dominick Abbott
Dominick Abbott
Project Designer

Born near Tokyo, but raised in Tucson, Dominick graduated from the U of A in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture. His affinity for the natural environment stems from his participation in park clean-up initiatives, as well as his involvement with project design that emphasizes the use sustainable strategies and locally sourced materials.

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Nichole Casebeer
Nichole Casebeer
Community Restoration Project Manager

Born in Phoenix, Nichole attended Montana State University Bozeman where she received two bachelor’s degrees in architecture and international relations. Nichole received her Master’s in Landscape Architecture at the U of A with an emphasis on development practice and environmental planning. Nichole’s work and interests focus on participatory design, urban ecology, and the impacts and benefits of green infrastructure for social welfare in the broader urban fabric. Nichole’s specializations include site-scale rainwater harvesting design, as well as neighborhood-scale green infrastructure planning, design and implementation.

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Lincoln Perino
Lincoln Perino
Senior Green Infrastructure Specialist

Lincoln Perino specializes in implementing landscape projects to manage water from roofs, through the neighborhoods and into our streams. He has over 10 years of experience implementing rainwater harvesting in the urban environment and seven years restoring active streams and wetlands throughout the Southwest. Lincoln is easily at home designing, implementing, or troubleshooting residential and commercial rainwater and greywater harvesting projects including pump-based systems to operating heavy equipment to implement large-scale riparian restoration projects.

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Madeline Ryder
Madeline Ryder
Project Manager

Madeline's design philosophy is grounded in empowering and encouraging people to feel more at home in their outdoor spaces. She focuses on helping to uncover underlying needs or wants that will bring people outdoors more often and root people in a sense of place and belonging. Her designs are influenced by a background in design implementation and maintenance of existing landscapes, and she incorporates rainwater harvesting and permaculture principles in every design.