Bog Garden

Sponsored by Heather Thomas and Chet Kerr

The Bog Garden uses rain water as a form of irrigation instead of municipal water. Like the Rain Gardens, the Bog Garden receives water from the leaders on the Nature Center. The Bog Garden contains plants that adapt well to a wet and soggy environment.

OBJECTIVE: Water conservation, Using rain water to irrigate our garden instead of municipal water, Possible uses in wetland and marshy areas

CURRICULUM CONTENT: Understanding the water cycle, Water Conservation, Wetlands habitat and restoration, Botany, Geology, Ecology, Horticulture

THE SUBURBAN LANDSCAPE: Decrease water use and lower water bills, Learn how to attach a rain barrel to your downspout, Use plants to reclaim naturally wet, boggy area in your own landscape.

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