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Saturday, March 12, 2011
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Rain gardens workshop

CEUs: 0.3 $79 For registration information, please visit: http://www.csuohio.edu/ce/about/register.html Or call 216-687-2144 Learn the benefits of planting rain gardens in your yard and community. Rain gardens are attractive landscaped areas planted with perennial native plants which do not mind getting ?wet feet.? They capture rain that usually runs off your property. Keeping rain where it falls, by directing it to a rain garden, is a natural solution to water pollution. You not only get a lovely garden, but you have also helped protect our rivers, streams and lakes from pollution. This course will cover the history of rain gardens, finding the right location for your rain garden, site preparation and follow up, identifying rain garden plants, and the benefits of using rain barrels. By the end of the day, participants will be able to: History of rain gardens Finding the right location for your Rain Garden Discuss site preparation and follow up Identify rain garden plants Understanding the benefits of rain barrels

CEUs: 0.3 $79 For registration information, please visit: http://www.csuohio.edu/ce/about/register.html Or call 216-687-2144 Learn the benefits of planting rain gardens in your yard and community. Rain gardens are attractive landscaped areas planted with perennial native plants which do not mind getting ?wet feet.? They capture rain that usually runs off your property. Keeping rain where it falls, by directing it to a rain garden, is a natural solution to water pollution. You not only get a lovely garden, but you have also helped protect our rivers, streams and lakes from pollution. This course will cover the history of rain gardens, finding the right location for your rain garden, site preparation and follow up, identifying rain garden plants, and the benefits of using rain barrels. By the end of the day, participants will be able to: History of rain gardens Finding the right location for your Rain Garden Discuss site preparation and follow up Identify rain garden plants Understanding the benefits of rain barrels

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