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Rain Garden Training for Landscape Professionals

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Nov. 12 & 14
Van Haley House, Everett
For event details and to register go to: raingardentraining.eventbrite.com

Landscape designers, installers and maintenance technicians are invited to take advantage of a one and half day training on Nov. 12 & 14 in Everett. The training will focus on rain gardens and other low impact development practices gaining in popularity with savvy homeowners who want to control run-off and beautify their yards. The class will cover site selection, soils, local regulations, designs, plant selection and more.

The demand for properly installed rain gardens is growing, creating a role and tremendous opportunity for landscape designers, installers and maintenance technicians. State and local programs regulating municipal stormwater discharges are constantly changing and landscape professionals must be able to understand and support regulations aimed at controlling stormwater runoff. These regulations are and will increasingly result in the creation of new jobs in the landscape industry.The cost for the training is $100 for those who register after Oct. 31. Included in registration will be lunch and refreshments, handbook and information on local regulations. To register, sign up online at raingardentraining.eventbrite.com or contact Kate Riley at 425-377-7004.

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