Master Rain Gardener

Sep 25 2017 through Oct 23 2017
The first Kalamazoo area Master Rain Gardener course co-hosted by the Kalamazoo River Watershed Council and Kalamazoo Nature Center in partnership with Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Kalamazoo Valley Museum.
As in-depth  and in-person class that will teach you everything needed to create a living rain garden at your home or place of work. A rain garden mimics nature by letting rain water soak into the ground. It's a garden bed planted in a shallow depression with plants especially adapted for dry and wet conditions.
The class will lead you through all the phases, from locating and designing to planting and maintaining a beautiful and functional rain garden.
Week 1: Introduction to Rain Gardens
Week 2: Moving Dirt to Move Water and Site Selection Principles
Week 3: How to: Measuring, Planning, Digging, Sculpting
Week 4: Plant Designs: Rain Garden Plant Palette
Week 5: Present Your Plan
Fee: $45
Time: , 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Hours: 10
Contact: Melody Woods
(269) 353-1290

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