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Do-It-Yourself Rain Gardens

Learn how to design and plant a rain garden for your home. Discover how to combine water-loving perennials and shrubs to create eco-gorgeous rain gardens that help manage water on your property and seamlessly blend into traditional landscapes.

Instructor:  Andrea Green, Landscape Designer, Gardens by Design
Notes: Held indoors. Limit 18
Supplies: Please bring pictures of the area of your yard where you want to place your rain garden, the dimensions of the area, and pencils for writing and sketching. Note the hours of sun or shade (during summer months) and whether moisture is constant or dependent on rainfall and irrigation.
Certificate information: Home Landscape Gardening Certificate Elective (3 hour

Course number: 
H357
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

Saturday, February 15,9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center
 

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Fee includes admission to the Arboretum.

$35.00 members
$43.00 nonmembers
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

CALL: 630-719-2468
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
ONLINE: REGISTER NOW