Bees, Birds and Butterflies

NeighborhoodRosedale Park
Practice Type
    Additional Practice Type
  • DownspoutDisconnection,RainGarden
Project DescriptionOh what joy it is to see the bees, birds and butterflies visiting this lovely residential rain garden. The nearby nature experience of this Rain Garden's to the Rescue garden can not be overstated. Appreciation is given to the Erb Family Foundation, Friends of the Rouge and Michigan Chapter of the Sierra Club for their part in this project.
Reason for ProjectEnvironmental Benefits

Project Details

Received Drainage CreditNo
Public or PrivatePrivate
DesignerFriends of the Rouge (Cyndi Ross); Rain Garden Project Owner (Clare and Trevor Layton)
InstallerFriends of the Rouge, Sierra Club and Garden owners
MaintainerProject Owners - Clare and Trevor Layton
Project Owner TypeResidential
Practice Width10.00 ft
Practice Length20.00 ft
Practice Area200 sq ft
Acres Managed0.03 Acres
Million Gallons Managed Annually0.01 million gallons
Storm Event Size2 inch
Project Cost$1,000
Annual Maintenance Cost$100
Bees, Birds and Butterflies