Apex Wellness Garden Tour June 16, 2012

Front-yard transformed: local basalt boulders, 2 rain gardens, permeable paving, plants for year round interest & wildlife habitat

Front-yard east side BEFORE, abandoned & neglected

Front-yard west side BEFORE.

Apex Wellness Center

Front-yard west side inviting safe entry walk & beautiful garden

Back-yard rain garden takes overflow from water storage cistern. Native grasses absorb & clean water.

1550 gallon cistern stores roof rain water for irrigating native plants in back-yard.

Back-yard east side BEFORE

AFTER: Bike shed with mixed sedum eco-roof, wheel chair ramp into clinic & drought resistant eco-lawn.

Visit Apex Wellness Center Garden Tour on Saturday June 16th, 10am -2 pm

Portland Development Commission gave a Green Features Grant for the landscape which includes rain gardens, permeable paving, a green roof, eco-lawn, native plants and much more.

Join Landscape Designer Kathryn Leech to learn about the features she employed at this Lents neighborhood garden jewel.

Tour Details:  MAP:  5308 SE Rhone St., Portland 97206, near Powell Blvd., 52nd Avenue and Foster Rd.

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