Designing and Building Rain Gardens

Rain garden surrounded by boulders

Keeping stormwater on site is the law of the land!  More and more homeowners have heard of Rain Gardens and are looking for this earth friendly practice in their landscape.  Rain Gardens can be a beautiful and functional part of the landscape drainage solution.

Learn why they’re important, how they work, when they are appropriate (or not!), where to place them, how to size them, how to build them and what to plant in them.  Learn other natural methods of managing stormwater when Rain Gardens are not appropriate.  See examples of how they can be incorporated with other landscape elements so they Bring Nature Home and celebrate our most abundant resource, winter rain!!

This talk is part of the 2023 OLCA Landscape Expo on December 7th, a professional trade show that includes educational tracks for Continuing Education Hours.

Although this talk is free, registration to the Expo is required.

Location is at the Wingspan Event & Conference Center
801 NE 34th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124

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Date(s) - Dec 7, 2023
10:15 am - 11:15 am