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Glendale Public Library

Focus: Create a public water harvesting and native plant demonstration garden


  • Basins and swales to capture up to 3,800 gallons of water per 1" of rainfall
  • Planted 60 native desert plants and shade trees
  • Highly visible site with educational signage to promote water harvesting in the West Valley
Project Start Date:
Apr 2014
Site Type:
Trees Planted:
6 Trees
Features Implemented: Rain Garden/Passive Harvesting
FedEx volunteers shaping the basins
FedEx volunteers working on the rain garden
Peacock admiring the freshly excavated soil
Planting in progress
Water harvesting in action!
Water flowing through the landscape to the plants