Urban Country Tea House Garden

Practice Type
    Additional Practice Type
  • Bioretention,DownspoutDisconnection
Project DescriptionThe Urban Country Tea House rain garden is part of the Rain Garden's to the Rescue program family of gardens. This particular garden installation was led by Keep Growing Detroit the RGTTR partner responsible for growing the native plants that are used in garden plantings. Visitors to the Tea House can learn about GSI and also the Cross Pollinator Corridor being developed just east the this location. Natural processes abound in this Brightmoor location.
Reason for ProjectEnvironmental Benefits

Project Details

Received Drainage CreditNo
Public or PrivatePrivate
DesignerFriends of the Rouge, Cyndi Ross, and owner Rosalyn Flint
InstallerKeep Growing Detroit, Friends of the Rouge, Rosalyn Flint
MaintainerRosalyn Flint
Project Owner TypeNon-Profit
Practice Width13.25 ft
Practice Length20.00 ft
Practice Area265 sq ft
Acres Managed0.02 Acres
Million Gallons Managed Annually0.01 million gallons
Storm Event Size1 inch
Project Cost$1,000
Annual Maintenance Cost$100
Urban Country Tea House Garden