Learn how to design and build a rain garden. Rain gardens function like a native forest to absorb polluted runoff in a cost-effective, low-maintenance, and beautiful way. They reduce flood damage, erosion, mold problems, and increase property values. Whether you have a green thumb or a brown thumb, there are free resources available:
Free Classroom Workshops All classes are from 6-8pm on weeknights. At the workshop, you’ll receive a rain garden manual and additional materials. There will be opportunities to gain further hands-on experience by helping create rain gardens later in the summer. Advance registration is appreciated. Want a workshop in your town? Suggest a venue!
Free Rain Garden Installations Stewardship Partners is also looking for six to eight homeowners who would like rain gardens installed in their neighborhood. Several neighborhoods have already taken advantage of this exciting grant program with beautiful results, including homeowners without gardening experience. Click here for a map and photos.
Learn How to Design and Build a Rain Garden March 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. Kirkland City Hall FREE