Rainscaping Garden Tour, Annapolis, MD, May 2013

Sunday, May 19th, 2013, 2 – 5 pm

Sponsored by Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy and Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council.

This self-guided tour will lead you through sites demonstrating  beautiful solution to water pollution. By using our rain water in our landscapes, we can reduce pollution and surround ourselves with beauty. Visit any of 10 sites in the Annapolis/Edgewater area, demonstrating RainScaping techniques such as rain gardens, conservation landscapes, regenerative stormwater conveyance, pervious hardscapes and rainwater water harvesting.  At each location, talk with garden designers, installation experts and caretakers to learn tips and tricks to employing these powerful tools in your next project.

To register, please choose a starting location. On Sunday, May 19th, Please arrive at the starting location at 2 pm to receive your informational packet and the locations of the other sites on this tour.  From there, you may tailor the tour to fit your interests and time availability.

Starting Location # 1

Heritage Baptist Church
1740 Forest Drive, Annapolis MD

This Church property uses stormwater planters and rain gardens to capture 98% of the stormwater runoff from its rooftops, parking lots and driveways.

Starting Location # 2

Bowen Manor
Bowen Court cul de sac, Annapolis MD

This newly installed community rain garden, situated in a cul de sac, captures water from the community road in an attractive community amenity.

Starting Location # 3

Winchester on the Severn
1510 Circle Drive, Annapolis, MD  21409

Tour four very different rain gardens, situated on both community and residential properties.  These gardens employ a number of different design and construction elements.

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