Rain Gardens: Don’t Let the Rain Run Down Your Drain (150-05-03-14)
Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. – noon
Pete Moe, director of facilities at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
A rain garden offers a beautiful way to manage your runoff water problem. Learn how a rain garden filters polluted runoff, attracts birds and butterflies, and reduces discharge of sediment into waterways. Get tips for your own rain garden at home, which plants work best in a rain garden, and what equipment you’ll need for maintenance. Tour rain water features at the Arboretum and leave confident in knowing how to do your part toward creating a future with cleaner water while making your yard more beautiful.
Includes Arboretum admission.