Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station [Water Resources Program]

Rain Gardens

New Jersey Demonstration Rain Gardens ~
Hillsborough High School

rain garden

Hillsborough High School
466 Raider Blvd., Hillsborough, Somerset County, New Jersey 08844

Google (TM) Map Site Contact(s) History Runoff Managed
Installation Plant Layout Maintenance Photographs


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Site Contact(s):

Christopher Obropta, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program

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Type of Runoff Managed:

This rain garden manages runoff from the Hillsborough High School parking lot.

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The rain garden was installed by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program.

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Plant Layout:

Rain Garden Map - Coming soon!

Rain Garden Parameters:

Rain garden size - square feet

Drainage area - square feet

Plant List:

American Sweetflag
Blue Flag Iris
Cardinal Flower
Fox Sedge
New England Aster
New York Aster
Purple Coneflower
Soft Rush
Softstem Bullrush
Spotted Joe-Pye Weed

Click here to download Adobe Reader to view the rain garden map and the plant list fact sheets.

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This rain garden is maintained by the Master Gardeners of Somerset County.

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Click here for photographs of the Hillsborough High School rain garden.

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