sand layer, the week prior to planting
sand layer completed, stones in place, compost ready to be spread.
Michele Bakacs of Rutgers Cooperative Extension and Dr. Clay Emerson of Princeton Hydro explain the plan for the day.
Amy Boyajian (left) of Rutgers Water Resources Program and students of the Rain Garden Specialist Certification Program
Rick Anthes spreads some compost
Lauren Theis of the Upper Raritan Watershed Association (URWA) spreads some compost
NJWSA-Watershed staff hard at work.
Mirah Becker of Middlesex County Department of Planning
after the compost has been spread and graded
Clay explains how the plants will be laid out
staging the plant locations
John Riggs, Environmental Protection Manager for Monroe Township and Rick planting a small shrub
John Riggs and Rick Anthes
Missy planting plugs
Lauren places "plug protectors" over just-planted Black Eye Susan and Coneflower plugs to protect them during mulching.
Adam Osborn, WMA 6 Watershed Ambassador, is proud of his mulching.