Check out these guides for maintenance instructions: 

Rain Barrels

  • How to check your rain barrel's filter
  • Tips for draining the barrel between rains
  • Preparing your barrel for winter


  • How to mulch
  • Tips for replacing plants
  • Watering tips

Shade Trees

  • How to use the watering bag
  • Pruning tips
  • Advice for mulching around tree

Permeable Pavers

  • How to prevent clogging
  • Contractor information
  • Maintenance care sheet

Rain Gardens

  • How to clean the downspout inlet
  • What to do when a plant dies
  • Watering tips

Impervious Surface Removal

  • Ideas for replacing impervious surfaces
  • Native plant resources
  • Rebate information