Rebates for Substainble Landscaping

Programs that will Pay You to Make a Difference

Details of the rebate programs may have changed.  Please visit Rainscapes.org for Mongtgomery County residents or Riversmart Homes for DC residents for the most up-to-date information.  

Plant a Tree:

* Casey's Trees in DC offers up to $100 rebate for each tree you plant in DC.
* The State of Maryland offers a $25 rebate for each tree planted in Maryland.
* Montgomery County has a Tree program which is part of their Rainscapes program that offers up to $200 per tree.
* The DC government will plant a tree on your property for just $50 in their River Smart Homes program.

Check the websites for all these programs for details.

Conservation Landscaping:

* For just $100, DC will come and replace non-native species or your lawn with a native plant habitat. 
* In Montgomery County, there is up to $2,500 in rebates for replacing lawn or invasive species with native landscaping.

Check the websites for all these programs for details.

Build a Rain Garden:

* River Smart Homes will come out and install a rain garden in your yard.
* The Montgomery County Rainscapes program offers up to $1,200 rebate. 

Check the websites for all these programs for details.

Install a Rain Barrel:

* In DC for just $30, River Smart Homes will come out and install a rain barrel on your downspouts in your yard or give you a rebate for installing one that you have purchased.
* In Montgomery County, the Rainscapes program gives a $200 rebate for a 200 gallon or more rain barrel.

Check the websites for all these programs for details.

Pervious pavement:

* In DC, you can get up to $1,200 for replacing your hard surfaces like sidewalks, driveways and patios with pervious ones.
* Montgomery County also offers up to $1,200 for pervious pavement.

Check the websites for all these programs for details.