Putting Nature to Work in Your Landscape

natural landscaping workshop

Learn about natural landscaping on Saturday, October 17.

Local groups team up to provide free workshop to the public

Nature is always throwing something new at us, so why not be prepared? The Oldham County Cooperative Extension Service, Oldham County Watershed Coordinator, and the Kentucky Waterways Alliance would like to teach you how to take advantage of what comes our way in a free workshop on Saturday, October 17 from 9 a.m. to noon. Please join us at the Oldham County Extension Office in Buckner (next to the police station on Dispatchers Way).

There will be a variety of guest speakers to cover topics like drainage issues and water quality to soil types. The full agenda:

9:00 Introduction
9:20 Native Plants for Landscapes: Margaret Shea
10:10 Solutions for Home Landscape Drainage: Kurt Mason
10:40 Intermission
11:00 Using Buffers to Protect Water: Traci Missun
11:30 Rain Gardens and Green Infrastructure: Bob Hawley

To sign up or get more information on this workshop, email Tessa Edelen at tessa@kwalliance.org.

This work was funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under 319(h) of the Clean Water Act.

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