An engaging, activity-based course that provides you with all the information you need to design your own rain garden.

Topics include:

  • Basic Hydrology
  • How to identify property-level stormwater sources and pathways
  • How to direct and manage stormwater into the landscape
  • Soil infiltration testing
  • Introduction to Rain Gardens
  • Rain Garden Sizing and Placement
  • Choosing Appropriate Rain Garden Plants


Hi, I’m Emily Amon


Urban Water Programs Coordinator for Green Communities Canada, and current Course Administrator of the RAIN Garden Master Class. I have been a certified Rain Garden Designer since 2015, and have assisted with a number of Rain Garden projects in the Peterborough Kawartha Lakes, and Haliburton regions. I am passionate about low-impact solutions to stormwater management concerns, and the many benefits of utilizing native plants! If you ever have questions throughout the course, feel free to email me: [email protected]

Register for the course!

$200

Rain Garden Master Class

The course includes engaging discussions with lots of photos, case studies with guest speakers, and activities to help you design your own rain garden.

 

Course Fees ($200.00) include:

Six training modules covering topics such as:


  • Basic Hydrology
  • How to identify property-level stormwater sources and pathways
  • How to direct and manage stormwater into the landscape
  • Soil infiltration testing
  • Introduction to Rain Gardens
  • Rain Garden Sizing and Placement
  • Choosing Appropriate Rain Garden Plants


You will receive ongoing support from classmates, master gardeners, and landscape designers as you design your own rain garden.

 

Participants will also receive a copy of Rusty Schmidt’s Blue Thumb Guide to Rain Gardens and a formal certification upon completion of their rain garden.