Design and build your own rain garden

RAIN COMMUNITY Solutions offers a two-day workshop on how to design and build a rain garden, 27-28 October.

RAIN COMMUNITY Solutions offers a two-day workshop on how to design and build a rain garden, 27-28 October.

RAIN COMMUNITY Solutions is offering a two-day workshop on how to design and build a rain garden, 27-28 October, in Peterborough, ON.

This interactive workshop includes both an instructional component and hands-on activities. Participants will work in small groups to design their own rain gardens and share ideas.

The workshop is led by New York-based landscape architect and ecologist Rusty Schmidt, who has 20 years experience designing and building more than 1,000 rain gardens. Rusty will cover the following topics:

  • the problems with urban runoff and green infrastructure solutions
  • how rain gardens work
  • how to design a build your own rain garden
  • soil type and plant selection
  • monitoring and maintenance

For more information, and to register, click here.

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