Rain Garden Information


201 Long Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21804
Two rain gardens were planted in a central courtyard at Wicomico High School with the help of staff, science students, and special education students. The gardens were located in sunny sites near existing downspouts and planted with native species including Hibiscus, Iris versicolor, Heuchera, Phlox, Tradescantia virginiana, Panicum, Baptisia australis, Verbena, and Eupatorium.
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: 806 Sq. Ft
Approximate Paved Surface Sq. Ft: 544 Sq. Ft
Is the Soil Amended to Increase Permeability: no
Is A Drain Pipe/French Drain Installed: no
Were the downspouts disconnected from
the storm sewer system and installed a rain
barrel or diverted water to garden:
no