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Hands on Rain Garden and Conservation Landscape Installation Workshop

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Stadler Nurseries 6815 Maryland 108 Laytonsville, MD 20882

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Hands on Rain Garden and Conservation Landscape Installation Workshop

Montgomery College in partnership with Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection RainScapes Program is offering a “Hands on Rain Garden and Conservation Landscape Installation Workshop” as a follow up from this past winter’s RainScapes Environmental Site Design Workshop. This is a one day workshop 9am-3pm, were we will be going over a site at Stadler Nurseries in Laytonsville, MD to determine drainage area, sizing the Rain Garden and Conservation Landscape, design criteria/layout and installing the gardens from start to finish.

What to bring: Bag lunch/food/drinks, eye protection, sun screen, and gloves.

Upon completion of this course, the students should be able to:

1. Explain the concept and environmental benefits of Raingardens and Conservation Landscaping.

2. Discuss the benefits of Environmental Site Design (ESD) uses.

3. Perform a site analysis for ESD.

4. Describe the ESD process.