Rain Gardens Popping Up Around Albert Lea as Residents Look to Lower Pollution Impact on Area Lakes

For one Albert Lea resident, Christmas came in July.

At least, that’s what Jean Eaton said it felt like as she unwrapped each plant from its newspaper swaddle and set it on the grass with its relatives.

During the last full week of July, Eaton worked with Minnesota GreenCorps member Claire Kretchman-Grande, who is working out of the Shell Rock River Watershed District through August, to install a rain garden in her backyard.

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