CONNECTICUT RIVER HOUSE RAIN GARDEN

This river house rain garden is designed to capture and purify roof water run off.  New woodland plantings include scarlet oake, red oak, white oak, sugar maple, black tupelo, serviceberry, dogwood and native forbs (new woodland walking trails photographed under construction).  The landscape design received an Honor Award from the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.  The rain garden includes native blueberry, winterberry, inkberry and sensitive fern.  Architect: George Penniman Architects LLC.  Designed with Anne Penniman of Anne Penniman Associates LLC.  Photographs copyright Anne Penniman Associates.