A rain garden grows on West Street

Spa Creek Conservancy plants rain gardens. Volunteers with the Spa Creek Conservancy plant rain gardens at the former site of Rich Morton Lincoln Mercury on West Street in Annapolis earlier this month. The conservancy has been working with property owners in Annapolis who have large parking lots on installing rain gardens.

The Capital Gazette
Posted on June 30, 2012 by Pamela Wood

Spa Creek Conservancy plants rain gardens

Volunteers with the Spa Creek Conservancy plant rain gardens at the former site of Rich Morton Lincoln Mercury on West Street in Annapolis earlier this month. The conservancy has been working with property owners in Annapolis who have large parking lots on installing rain gardens.

Volunteers with the Spa Creek Conservancy and students from Bates Middle School installed rain gardens and stormwater planters at a former car dealership in Annapolis earlier this month.

The group planted scores of plants at the former site of Rich Morton Lincoln Mercury on West Street.

The project complements rain gardens that were planted earlier next door at Annapolis Hyundai.

The conservancy has been working with property owners in Annapolis who have large parking lots, such as churches and car dealers, on installing rain gardens.

Rain gardens absorb stormwater and reduce pollution. Stormwater is one of the key contriboturs of pollution to the creek.

Volunteers with the Spa Creek Conservancy and students from Bates Middle School installed rain gardens and stormwater planters at a former car dealership in Annapolis last week.

The group planted scores of plants at the former site of Rich Morton Lincoln Mercury on West Street.

Spa Creek Conservancy plants rain gardens. An empty car dealership gets an eco-makeover, courtesy of volunteers with the Spa Creek Conservancy who planted rain gardens and stormwater planters at the former Rich Morton Lincoln Mercury in Annapolis earlier this month.

The project complements rain gardens that were planted earlier next door at Annapolis Hyundai.

The conservancy has been working with property owners in Annapolis who have large parking lots, such as churches and car dealers, on installing rain gardens.

Rain gardens absorb stormwater and reduce pollution. Stormwater is one of the key contriboturs of pollution to the creek.

(Revised April 2012)