Rain Garden Workshop

New in Fernwood, Rain Garden Design Workshops! Invite a friend!

Rain Garden Design

Single Introductory Workshops:

Wednesday, June 29th, 6-8:30pm $30

Saturday, July 9th, 9-11:30am $30

Fall Series:

Saturdays, September 3-24th 9:30-11:30am $90

Tuesdays, October 4-25th, 6:30-8:30pm $90

Industry professionals will help you plan, design, install and maintain a rain garden for your yard or one you’re working on. You will also learn how to integrate a rain garden with other rainwater management methods such as bioswales, green roofs and rainwater harvesting systems to create a truly sustainable urban landscape. Get started on increasing hydration into your landscape!

Workshop Topics:
*Sustainable Rainwater Management – Why does it matter?
*Rain Gardens – What are they, how do they work?
*Integrating Rain Gardens with Other Rainwater Management Systems
*City of Victoria Rainwater Rewards Program
*Codes, Regulations and Requirements
*Site Assessment
*Design and Planning
*Construction Materials and Methods
*Plants and Planting, Creating habitat
*Maintenance
*Further Resources

The City of Victoria’s storm water utility bills are coming in September. Did you know that you can reduce your annual bill and receive up to $1000 rebate for installing a beautiful, ecologically beneficial garden?

Call the Fernwood Community Centre to register: 250-381-1552 ext 100 or Stephanie at
foodsecurity@fernwoodnrg.ca

Hosted by the Spring Ridge Commons, Thrive Gardens, and Tempest Rainwater

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