Healthy Neighboursheds Homeowner Workshops- Rain Gardens and Low Impact Landscaping

Tue Apr 23, 2019, Oakville, ON

This workshop is the last of a series of three hosted at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre; Multi Purpose Room 1 & 2. Descriptions below:

• Tuesday, April 9 – 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – Getting Started! Learning to Go With the Flow - Find out how storm water is managed in your community and how it connects to you and your home at our introductory homeowner workshop. We will discuss the newest trends in residential landscaping, and how you can use them to increase curb appeal, save money, and improve the health of our local watershed.

• Tuesday, April 16 – 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – Working with Nature: Selecting the “Right” Plants - Want a diverse garden with more birds and wildlife but less upkeep, watering and mowing? Naturalizing your yard by using native species, organic fertilizers, or a backyard pond may be the perfect solution for you. You will leave this workshop with the inspiration and know how to make your garden a low-maintenance oasis.

• Tuesday, April 23 – 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – Rain Gardens and Low-Impact Landscaping - At this workshop you will discover how adding a rain barrel or rain garden can be a simple, inexpensive way to direct storm water away from your home towards your plants, garden, or lawn. Manage storm water on your property using low-impact techniques that are sure to make your yard the envy of the neighbourhood.


For more information:

Contact Name: Sasha Benevides
Phone: 9053361158 ext. 2324
E-mail: sbenevides (at)


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