Rain Garden Information


818 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover, DE 19901
The rain garden, located at the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve at St.Johns Reserve, was planned, designed and installed back behind the dorm rooms of the facility by an AmeriCorps NCCC team in Spring 2010. The plants are all native and include: Black eye Susan, Joe Pye weed, Milkweed, Butterflyweed, Wild Columbine, Blueflag Iris, Cardinal Flower, Little blue stem, and Ironweed.
Map of the Rain Garden Above
Additional Details:
Property Type:Institution (School, etc.)
Number of Rain Gardens Per Site: 2
Approximate Rain Garden Sq. Ft: 100 Sq. Ft
Approximate Paved Surface Sq. Ft: 7425 Sq. Ft
Is the Soil Amended to Increase Permeability: yes
Is A Drain Pipe/French Drain Installed: no
Number of Rain Barrels Per Site: 2
Were the downspouts disconnected from
the storm sewer system and installed a rain
barrel or diverted water to garden:
yes