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Free Rain Gardens 101 Workshop
September 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, September 15
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District
3926 N Vancouver Portland, OR 97227
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. You will also receive a comprehensive manual that guides you through all the steps in constructing your rain garden. Where possible, workshop includes a short tour of a nearby rain garden.