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Rain Garden Tour in Marin County
Date Saturday March 21
Time 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
Marin County - Fairfax and San Geronimo
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorPaola Bouley
Emailpaola [at] tirn.net
Phone415-721-7295
Come see what your neighbors have been doing in the backyards to 'Slow it, Spread it, Sink it' (rain water, that is!)

See and learn about a variety of ways to collect rainwater, reduce runoff, reduce your water bill and enhance your garden. These rain gardens include examples of roofwater harvesting, large and small rainwater cistern installations, beautiful swale construction with native plantings. You'll get some fabulous ideas to take home and implement in your own backyard!


WHEN: TWO TOURS: 1. Fri Mar 20 - 10AM -1PM AND 2. Sat Mar 21 -10AM - 2PM

WHERE: Four different sites located in both Fairfax and Lagunitas.

COST: $15 members, or $25 non-members($40 for tour + annual membership). Sliding scale available, no-one turned away for lack of funds - work swap available too. ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT WATERSHED RESTORATION PROJECTS TO SUPPORT COHO SALMON RECOVERY.

COSPONSORED by the San Geronimo Valley Cultural Center and Sustainable Fairfax.

Local suppliers of rainbarrels and cisterns will be on hand.

TO REGISTER: Contact Paola at Paola [at] tirn.net, 415-663-8590 x111
Added to the calendar on Thursday Mar 5th, 2009 8:28 AM
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