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Sun Piedmont Sun Mountains Sun Coastal Plain
Shade Piedmont Shade Mountains Shade Coastal Plain

Rain Garden Templates

The actual design arrangement of a rain garden is highly flexible. The templates that are provided here are intended to show a range of styles and sizes for rain gardens in the home landscape. The templates are designed to show plants that are appropriate to the various environmental conditions that exist in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. If local plant availability is a problem, either mail order or careful substitutions may be made. If a substitution is made, the new plant should have the same general attributes as the plant it is replacing both in appearance and root structure.

Click on the links below to view Rain Garden Templates

Sun Piedmont

Shade Piedmont

Sun Mountains

Shade Mountains

Sun Coastal Plain

Shade Coastal Plain

   
Plan view location and elevations
 


Chesapeake Bay Watershed Physiographic Region Map
Image credit: http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/img/icons/watershedmap.gif

 

Images can be found at a variety of sites: http://www.growingforyou.com/pages/4/index.htm
http://www.noble.org/webapps/plantimagegallery/ 
http://www.armitageimages.net/
http://www.dof.virginia.gov/mgt/resources/pub-Rain-Garden-Tech-Guide_04.pdf  http://www.dof.virginia.gov/mgt/resources/pub-Rain-Garden-Tech-Guide_05.pdf  http://www.raintreenursery.com/map_usdaHardiness.html












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