Welcome to Catching Rain!

As part of the City's effort to improve the quality of our three rivers and the streams that feed them, City Utilities encourages home owners, businesses and institutions build rain gardens. We'll show you how.

A rain garden is a landscaped area that holds rain water runoff for a few hours to a few days. Rain gardens are planted with native plants that help the soil soak up more water. These plants may improve the quality of the water that does runoff.

Are you looking for a source for rain garden plants or other native perennials?  Catching Rain Fort Wayne and Riverview Native Nursery are teaming up again this year for a Rain Garden Plant Sale at Salomon Farm Park on Dupont Road on June 1, 2019 beginning at 9:00 AM.  Read more....