Rainwater garden workshopPosted Apr 26, 2012 By EMC News
EMC Events - Learn how to build one of the newest, trendiest gardens on Saturday, April 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The REAL Deal Reuse Store and Environment Centre, located at 85 William St. W., Smiths Falls (opposite the Railway Museum) is offering this free, hands-on workshop where participants can help build and plant a demonstration rainwater garden with landscape Architect Chris Canning.
Learn about styles, uses and plants to take up excess storm water on your property.
Participants will also leave with two to three plants to start a garden.
Refreshments will be provided
You are encouraged to wear work shoes and bring work gloves.
Plants are provided by Gemmell's Garden Centre.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 613-283-9500 to confirm your attendance.
The event is sponsored by REAL, RAIN, and the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
RAIN BARREL COUPON
The Town of Smiths Falls has partnered with local businesses to provide a $40 discount coupon towards the purchase of one rain barrel purchased by Smiths Falls' residents. Coupons are available in the administration office at the Town Hall (Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). One coupon per household. In order to obtain a coupon you must live in Smiths Falls. Coupons are limited so please hurry in, as it is first come first served. Coupons will expire May 5, 2012.
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