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Rain Chain During Storm

Watch our rain chain during a power storm we had!

The rain chain leads into a rain drain. It is about a 4’x4′ square edged with pavers. 95 more words


Dedication & Art Installation at the Ballard Boys & Girls Club

After all the hard work, the new art garden and parklet are finally ready to be enjoyed by the community.

Last week we held a dedication ceremony attended by Swansons, Curator PR, the Ballard Chamber of Commerce, local Press and, most importantly, kids, staff and families of the Boys & Girls Club. 308 more words


New Art Garden and Parklet for the Ballard Boys & Girls Club

For the past six weeks, a team here at Swansons Nursery has been working with Curator PR on a community landscaping project for the Ballard Boys & Girls Club… 226 more words


Local group planting rain gardens to reduce flooding


As the province continues to clean-up from post-tropical storm Arthur, many are wondering how to deal with increased storms and flooding in the region. 544 more words


Reduce water pollution and beautify your landscape!

RICHMOND, Va – Aimee Bushman, Virginia Grassroots Coordinator for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation explains the benefits of having a rain garden. Not only are these gardens beautiful, but they actually help minimize water pollution in the community. 50 more words

Virginia This Morning

July is a great time to visit the Van Hise Outdoor Classroom!

The lawn is freshly mowed, the weeds are largely weeded, and the flowers are coming in full swing. Stop in and take a look! You’ll be able to find peas, mint, lemon balm, dill, oregano, and lots of nasturtium for your salads. 113 more words