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Rain Gardens and Low Maintenance Gardening

Friends of the Library Program about rain gardens and low maintenance gardening with Brenda and Karen.
  • When Sep 08, 2012 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-400)
  • Where Cadillac Wexford Public Library Meeting Room
  • Contact Name Vicki Essenmaucher
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What is a rain garden?

A rain garden is a shallow depression that is planted with deep-rooted native plants and grasses.  The garden should be positioned near a runoff source like a downspout, driveway, or sump pump to capture rainwater runoff and stop the water from reaching the sewer system.

Why plant a rain garden?

But why plant a rain garden?  What is the point?  Will it do any good?  How do I plant a garden?  What do I need to do in the winter time?  And then next spring?

Please attend this informative program to learn more about Rain Gardens and low maintenance gardens.

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