Monestary Stables Runoff Control Project

Monestary Stables Runoff Control Project

Description

Wissahickon Creek was suffering from erosion damage and pollutant overload near the site of Monastery Stables in the Wissahickon Valley Park until 2005, when the Philadelphia Water Department and Fairmount Park Commission intervened and applied for grants to fund projects to mitigate the problem. Continue reading

Temple University – Ambler Healing Garden

Temple University – Ambler Healing Garden

Description

The Ernesta Drinker Ballard Memorial Healing Garden exemplifies Temple University Ambler Landscape Arboretum’s three educational tenets: the historic role of women in horticulture, agriculture and design, the health benefits of gardens, and the concept of sustainability. Continue reading