Creating a Rain Garden

  Carolyn Thayer, landscape designer and owner of Designs on Bloom, will offer a presentation on Creating a Rain Garden at Trinity Lutheran Church, 955 James Street in Frankfort.  Managing all run off on-site is the best way to protect surface water and recharge the groundwater.  Using Michigan native plants with their deep roots to process water is a simple and beautiful solution.  The program will cover how to create a rain garden on a residential property fed by roof runoff, hard surface run off, or foot-washing/outdoor shower runoff!

On Friday, September 21, 10 am – 11:30 am .  There will be a field trip to see rain gardens in various stages from a mature setting at Gateway Village, 210 Day Ave, Frankfort, MI, that processes all run off on site to protect Betsie Bay; then to a newer installation at the Frankfort Beach parking lot on Crystal Lake, and additional residential properties.

Hosted by Plant It Wild


Wednesday, September 18, 2019
7:00 p.m.– 8:30 p.m. EDT
Trinity Lutheran Church
955 James St
Frankfort, MI 49635
United States
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