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Learn to design a rain garden

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The workshop is Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Virginia.

| September 2, 2010

NOKESVILLE, Va. - Those interested in learning to design a rain garden can take part in a workshop in October. This technical training for professionals will use case studies and hands-on exercises to provide a solid foundation in site selection and analysis, and sizing and design of rain gardens.

Construction and installation tips, as well as maintenance considerations will be included, along with a tour of the 300 square-foot rain garden on site.  

The workshop is Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area in Nokesville, Va.

Registration is required by Sept. 22 and is $50. For information or a registration form, contact Carol Heiser at Carol.Heiser@dgif.virginia.gov or 804-367-6989.

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