Conservation Landscaping

Rebates for conservation landscaping are available to single family residences, homeowners associations, condominium associations and other non-profits for replacing turf grass with native plants.

Eligible properties are offered a financial rebate of $1 per square foot (without soil improvement) or $2 per square foot (with soil improvement), with a minimum volume of 250 square feet. The maximum available rebate per property is $1,200. To receive a rebate you must apply prior to installing the landscaping and retain and submit itemized receipts and/or final invoices for all project costs. The rebate amount cannot exceed documented costs.

 Benefits:
  • Beautify your yard with a variety of native plants
  • Conserve water and reduce the need for pesticides and fertilizers
  • Enhanced habitat for birds, butterflies and beneficial insects
  • Filter pollutants out of runoff as water drains through roots and soil
 Still have questions? Contact: 

RainScapes Coordinator Shannon Philbin
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240-314-8877
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111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
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Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Rain Gardens
Rain gardens may be rebated under Conservation Landscaping. For resources on installing a rain garden, see the Montgomery County Rain Garden Project Manual.


Application Process

Verify Residency

Not all Rockville addresses are qualified residents. Check to make sure you're a resident by using our address check map.


Fill out Application

Complete the online application including photos of the proposed project location, a planting plan, and a signed Property Owner Agreement.

Alternatively, you can download the application and mail it to:

ATTN: Rockville RainScapes Rewards Program
111 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850