How to Build a Rain Garden June 24 (Free Zoom Workshop)Posted on June 14, 2021
Have you considered adding a rain garden to your landscape to enhance its beauty, improve drainage and create wildlife habitat?
RAIN GARDEN PLANNING PROGRAM
THURSDAY, JUNE 24
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Via Zoom Meeting (Register Below)
Rain gardens can help us manage storm water runoff from rooftops, driveways, lawns, roads, and parking areas. Rain gardens are attractive and look like regular perennial gardens, but they are much more. During a storm, a rain garden captures storm water, and allows the water to soak slowly into the ground rather than running into storm sewers. By capturing storm water, rain gardens help to reduce non-point source pollution (i.e., road sediment/salt, fertilizers, pesticides, bacteria from pet waste, eroded soil, grass clippings, litter, etc.) and help to protect local waterways.
In this online workshop, Kory Kreseider, Stormwater Specialist with the Watershed Institute, will teach homeowners how to plan and plant their own raingarden, enhancing their property and their neighborhood!
Ask your questions. Learn the practicalities of creating a rain garden on your own property and how simple it can be to maintain. There is no charge for this educational workshop! Follow this link to online resources to learn more about green infrastructure before the program.
Registrants will receive the ‘New Jersey Rain Garden Manual’ (pdf) via email after attending the workshop.
Please register through our sign-up form. You will be contacted via email the week of the event by the Watershed Institute with the needed Zoom credentials:
Organized by the Montgomery Twp. Stormwater Pollution Prevention Team. Supported by Montgomery Environmental Commission/Sustainable Montgomery, Montgomery Open Space Committee, and Montgomery Friends of Open Space.