RAINSCAPES WORKSHOPS

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 11:02pm

Spring 2014

RAIN GARDEN WORKSHOPS 

Thursday, April 3 • 4 pm – 7 pm (Registration required at: www.parkpass.org using course #272199)
Friday, April 4 • 10 am – 1 pm (Registration required at: www.parkpass.org using course #272249)
 
Brookside Gardens Visitors Center • Fee: $12 for Friends of Brookside Gardens / $15 for non-members
Rain gardens can beautify your property, help protect our local streams, and provide wildlife habitat. 
At this workshop, you will learn how to turn a simple landscape into an environmentally-friendly rain garden and 
how to receive a rebate from Montgomery County’s RainScapes Rewards program. Light refreshments provided. 
Attendees will receive a map of their property which can be used to plan their garden.
 
“MAKE AND TAKE” RAIN BARREL WORKSHOPS 
 
Friday, April 25 • 10 am – 1 pm (Registration required at: www.parkpass.org using course #272299)
Saturday, April 26 • 10 am – 1 pm (Registration required at: www.parkpass.org using course #272349)
 
Montgomery College Germantown Campus, Greenhouse
Fee: $12 for Friends of Brookside Gardens / $15 for non-members
Harvest your rainwater! Every gallon you capture is one less gallon going 
down the storm drain, and it is a free source of water for your garden. 
At this workshop you will learn the importance of stormwater control and how 
to install your own rain barrel. You will also learn how to apply for a rebate for 
future rain barrels from Montgomery County’s RainScapes Rewards program. 
Light refreshments provided. Each attendee will receive a rain barrel (one 
per household). Remember to bring a vehicle large enough to carry your 
55-gallon (2’ x 3’) barrel home!
 
CONSERVATION LANDSCAPE WORKSHOPS 
 
Thursday, May 15 • 4 pm – 7 pm (Registration required at: www.parkpass.org using course #272350)
Friday, May 16 • 10 am – 1 pm (Registration required at: www.parkpass.org using course #272351)
 
Brookside Gardens Visitors Center • Fee: $12 for Friends of Brookside Gardens or $15 for non-members
Conservation landscapes can beautify your property using native plants, help protect our local streams, and provide 
wildlife habitat. 
At this workshop, you will learn how to turn a simple landscape into an environmentally-friendly conservation landscape 
and how to receive a rebate from Montgomery County’s RainScapes Rewards program. Light refreshments provided. 
Each attendee will receive a few native plants to help create their own RainScape!