Rain Garden Information


Wayne Avenue & Johnson Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19144
The Rain Garden was created by students of the Lingelbach Elementary School and volunteers from FedEx. It was funded by a NFWF 5-star grant. Below are some meterics for the project: Volunteers Total: 255 (see breakdown below) Students: 208 Teachers: 6 FedEx: 39 Other: 2 Total Volunteer Hours: 412 Native Plants: Total native trees planted: 1 (Sweetbay Magnolia) Total native shrubs and plants planted: 348 (see list below) 32 Carex pensylvanica 38 Iris versicolor 38 Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue' 38 Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks' 50 Aster n-a 'Purple Dome' 6 Highbush blueberries 6 Kalmia 140 Other Native plants
Map of the Rain Garden Above
Additional Details:
Property Type:Public
Number of Rain Gardens Per Site: 1
Approximate Rain Garden Sq. Ft: 221 Sq. Ft
Approximate Paved Surface Sq. Ft: 1000 Sq. Ft
Is the Soil Amended to Increase Permeability: yes
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