Rain Gardens 101 + Planting Opportunity

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Date: Sat, Feb. 11
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Mt. Hood Community College – Room 1773
Address: 26000 SE Stark, Gresham, 97030

Learn how to build your own rain garden! We’ll explore the critical role rain gardens can play in urban stream restoration, and how they add beautiful landscaping to your yard at the same time. You will learn how to assess your site to determine the best location and size, calculate impervious surfaces, determine soil suitability, choose appropriate plants, and how to maintain your new rain garden.

Note: The workshop takes place in Room 1773 which is on the ground level of Building 17, located in the northwest corner of campus, closest to parking lot H.

NEW! Want to stay and help plant a Rain Garden? You are invited to stay after the classroom portion to help plant a rain garden! You’ll learn how to place plants appropriately for greatest success.  Lunch snacks provided for participants that stay to plant.  Dress for mud and the weather. Planting will go until about 4:00 or however long you decide to stay.  Contact sara@sandyriver.org or call 971-325-4224 with any questions about the planting portion.

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  1. Register for another workshop that has seats available, OR
  2. Fill out the form below to get on the wait list. If a space becomes available we will process your registration and contact you right away.

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Category: Rain Gardens

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