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Rain Harvesting and Rain Garden Workshop
April 24, 2016 @ 12:00 am
“Rain Harvesting and Rain Garden WorkshopPart of The Franklin County Better Greener Living Show
April 24, 2016
With Keith Zaltzberg
Come learn how to incorporate rain harvesting and rain gardens on your property to help beautify the landscape, create wildlife habitat and protect the local watershed. Keith Zaltzberg, permaculture designer and founding principal of Regenerative Design Group will show how rain harvesting systems and rain gardens work, and the basics of designing your own.
Workshop will cover:
Siting Ð optimal location considering proximity to buildings and infrastructure, topography, roads and pathways, sun and shade
Sizing Ð optimal capacity based on runoff calculations of relevant impervious surfaces
Design Ð effective conveyance, holding and infiltration of storm water and plant selection
Installation Ð site preparation, material selection, construction, planting, and finishing”