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Beyond Raingardens: Creating a Water-Wise Home Landscape
Wednesday, September 10, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Snyder Auditorium at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

$20 Arboretum members • $25 Master Gardeners/Master Water Stewards$30 non-members
Fee includes Arboretum admission

From spring floods to summer drought, making water-wise decisions has never been more
critical for keeping our plants and landscaping healthy, our water supply plentiful, and our
lakes and rivers clean!

ATTEND A WATER-WISE home landscape workshop and learn to:
     Understand the connection between our plants, soil, and landscaping with groundwater and
        our abundant lakes and streams.
     Assess your own home landscape - is it water wise?
     Manage your water use through:
            • plant selection
           
healthy soil
           
landscape forms
            stormwater capture and reuse
            reduced maintenance

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

1:00-2:45 - LEARN
      ♦ Charles Fishman - Journalist and author of The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and
         Turbulent Future of Water  
  
      
Connecting Home Landscaping with Healthy Lakes and Streams
          Leslie Yetka - Education Manager and Extension Educator, University of Minnesota
          Landscape Arboretum
          Download the presentation PDF

3:00-5:00 - ACT!
       Creating a Water-Wise Home Landscape From the Soil On Up
          Fred Rozumalski, RLA - Nationally recognized landscape architect and landscape ecologist with
          Barr Engineering Company
    
       Water-Wise Lawns: Low Input and Low Maintenance
          Sam Bauer - Extension Educator and turf grass specialist with the University of Minnesota
          Download the presentation PDF
  

Book Signing (optional) - Charles Fishman - Journalist and author of The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water

 

 


ENDORSING ORGANIZATIONS
Capitol Region Watershed District
City of Eden Prairie
City of Minnetonka
Freshwater Society
Friends of Diamond Lake
  

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