Rain gardens are shallow depressions planted with native perennials, shrubs and small trees. The result is a garden that not only looks beautiful and attracts birds and butterflies but also naturally filters and soaks up water. Species planted at Campbell Meadows include the following:

black chokeberry         BlackChokeberry_2010

BLACK CHOKEBERRY   Aronia melanocarpa

   Amelanchier canadensis          

SHADBLOW SERVICEBERRY    Amelanchier canadensis

    speckled alder  Speckled alder 1

SPECKLED ALDER Alnus rugosa

   common buttonbush     

COMMON BUTTONBUSH   Cephalanthus occidentalis

      silky_dogwood   cornus amomum

       SILKY DOGWOOD  Cornus amomum

gray dogwood       gray dogwood 2

GRAY DOGWOOD Cornus racemosa

Red-Dogwood_1        Shrub-Red-Osier-Dogwood

REDOSIER DOGWOOD    Cornus sericea

         elderberry    elderberry 3

ELDERBERRY    Sambucus canadensis

   Ninebark C     Common-Ninebark-

 COMMON NINEBARK  Physocarpus opulifolius

  river birch        river birch leaves

RIVER BIRCH  Betula nigra

switchgrass SWITCH GRASS   Panicum virgatum Red-Switch-Grass-Winter