Rain Gardens for Island Home LandscapesMay 17, 9:30am - 11:30am
Mānoa Campus, Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Rd.
Learn how to build a rain garden and contribute to the sustainability of our islands. Jolie Wanger will show how to install a simple rain garden in your own yard to help prevent storm water runoff from harming our ocean ecosystems, recharge our aquifer and make your landscape more attractive and functional at the same time. In this morning workshop, Jolie will describe the benefits of creating a rain garden system, the design and installation process and which plants are most effective. Class will include hands-on experience in the garden with site analysis, percolation testing and design consideration. Participants will also get a chance to tour the Arboretum's new rain garden and bioswale. Come ready to design, create and malama our `āina! Class size limited, preregistration required. Registration required. Call 988-0456 to register.
Lyon Arboretum, Mānoa Campus