Small / Medium Plants
|Small / medium plants can be borrowed or purchased, and used as a greening or barrier element.
|Varies. Minimum desired height typically 18 in. high.
|May be available via donation / borrowing for short-term demonstration projects. $10 - $40 per plant.
|Demo: 1 day to 1 month installation / Pilot: 1 month to 1 year installation / Interim: 1 year to 5 year installation
|Place along edge of bike lane every 10 ft. to create protective barrier.
|May be used as landscaping for a median island. Align plants with the perimeter as a barrier element and / or cluster to center to provide lush island. Make sure not to obstruct clear accessible path.
|Curb Extensions / Plazas
|Place along edge of curb extension area, or around parklet or plaza. Tighter spacing of plants will give more lush appearance, and create a more intimate enclosure.
|May be used within center of roundabout area to add visual beauty and enhance traffic calming effects.
|Can be delicate, be careful during transport and provide water for multi-day demonstration projects.
|Use in a planter as a street tree, especially for block-long curb extensions.
|If purchasing from a large chain retailer (such as Home Depot) look for discounted or sale plants - these may be available for less than $10 each.
|Rent or borrow from plant nursery - offer event sponsorship to sweeten the donation deal!
|Purchase from gardening supply store or nursery.