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May 2019

How to Build a Rain Garden and Swale | Avenue Road Baptist Church Work Party

May 25 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Avenue Road Baptist Church, 465 Avenue Rd
Cambridge, ON N1R 5S4 Canada
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People removing sod to plan a rain garden

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION Join us for a work party where you will learn how to build a rain garden that soaks up water and a swale to channel excess water off of your landscape. Come to observe or better still, pitch in to help us create a beautiful and natural solution to manage the water at Avenue Road Baptist Church. Natural features such as rain gardens and swales work together to soak up run-off and channel it safely away from danger… Continue Reading How to Build a Rain Garden and Swale | Avenue Road Baptist Church Work Party

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Guelph Rain Garden Workshop 101 | RAIN Coach

May 30 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, 683 Woolwich Street (Community Room 4)
Guelph, Ontario N1H 3Y8 Canada
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  These FREE workshops will give you an introduction to designing beautiful, functional, and healthy yards that are rain smart and beneficial to nature and people alike. These workshops will focus on rain smart techniques and the best places to integrate them into your outdoor space, including: rain gardens naturalized landscaping infiltration galleries rainwater harvesting permeable pavement other aspects of healthy yards, such as attracting bees and butterflies Workshop # 1: Rain Garden Workshop 101 | Idea Spark  Thursday, May 30… Continue Reading Guelph Rain Garden Workshop 101 | RAIN Coach

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June 2019

Reep House for Sustainable Living | Rain Garden Work Party

June 1 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Reep House for Sustainable Living, 20 Mill Street
Kitchener, ON N2G 2Y3 Canada
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Person crouched down plating native species in a rain garden

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION Join us for a work party to build a rain garden! Once built and planted, the new rain garden in the front yard at Reep House will provide habitat for pollinators and soak up rain so that it can reduce pollution and risk of flooding downstream. Click here to Register! Rain gardens differ from conventional gardens because they are dug out and filled with a special soil/compost mixture, enabling the garden to act like a sponge. Learn step… Continue Reading Reep House for Sustainable Living | Rain Garden Work Party

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Guelph Rain Garden Workshop 201 | RAIN Coach

June 6 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, 683 Woolwich Street (Community Room 4)
Guelph, Ontario N1H 3Y8 Canada
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  These FREE workshops will give you an introduction to designing beautiful, functional, and healthy yards that are rain smart and beneficial to nature and people alike. These workshops will focus on rain smart techniques and the best places to integrate them into your outdoor space, including: rain gardens naturalized landscaping infiltration galleries rainwater harvesting permeable pavement other aspects of healthy yards, such as attracting bees and butterflies Workshop # 2: Rain Garden Workshop 201 | Planning Thursday, June 6th Presentation:… Continue Reading Guelph Rain Garden Workshop 201 | RAIN Coach

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