Deer Creek Watershed Alliance

Deer Creek Watershed Alliance St Louis MOSchmittel’s Nursery is proud to announce their membership in the Deer Creek Watershed Alliance -a project of Missouri Botanical Garden-.

The goal of the Deer Creek Watershed Alliance is to improve water quality by installing landscaping that helps capture rain where it falls, instead of allowing water to run off-site.  RainScaping may also be used to solve drainage issues, increase aesthetic appeal, improve property values, and more.  Property owners may select from a variety of RainScaping options such as planting a rain garden, amending soil, installing rain barrels, and/or replacing grass with trees, shrubs, and other low-maintenance ground cover.

Property and Landowners in the participating municipalities -see below- are eligible for RainScape Rebates.  RainScape Rebates are available to financially assist property owners in the Deer Creek Watershed who choose to landscape their property to improve storm-water management.  The maximum RainScape Rebate per property is 75 percent of documented expenses up to $2,000.

Participating Municipalities: Brentwood, Clayton, Creve Coeur, Des Peres, Frontenac, Kirkwood, Ladue, Maplewood, Olivette, Richmond Heights, Rock Hill, University City, Warson Woods, Webster Groves.

For additional information on the Deer Creek Watershed Alliance and/or rebate eligibility, please contact Schmittel’s Nursery at (314) 469-8900.