|The first Kalamazoo area Master Rain Gardener course is co-hosted by the Kalamazoo River Watershed Council and Kalamazoo Nature Center in partnership with Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Kalamazoo Valley Museum.
An 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
Review the Program Flyer. Complete and Print Off Registration Form.
Kalamazoo Valley Groves Center reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified and a full refund will be issued. Participants may withdraw from a course for a full refund up to three (3) business days prior to the start of the program.
|Monday, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM