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.