Rain Garden & LID Resources

Handbooks & Guides

The following resources are available as free downloads (PDF) thanks to collaborative efforts & contributions from WSU Extension, Puget Sound Partnership, Stewardship Partners’ 12,000 Rain Gardens program, several Washington counties and Conservation Districts, and other organizations.

Rain Garden Manual for Western Washington: Download a free copy of the latest rain garden manual for detailed information on the design, functions, planning, and installation of rain gardens.

LID manual: Explore this free download for information wide range of LID tools, their different functions, and guidelines for design and installation.

Rain Garden Care Guide: Learn how to maintain your rain garden with this free download.

Enhance Your Yard with Green Stormwater Solutions

Collaborating Partners & Other Organizations

Kitsap County Clean Water Kitsap

Washington State Conservation Commission

WSU ExtensionKitsap County

Washington Association of Conservation Districts

12,000 Rain Gardens

Not a Kitsap resident? Find your local conservation district.


For Kitsap residents within city boundaries, WSU Extension offers assistance on rain gardens.