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How to Build a Large-Scale Rain Garden

We have a client that has two rain gardens (really drainage swales) installed by another company and after 3 years, it had reverted to all cattails (Typha latifolia). 462 more words


Transition time

I knew the day would come when I pulled the last tomato out, but I still wasn’t ready. But, with nighttime temperatures hovering around 30 degrees, it was time. 208 more words


Greening Your Grounds: Getting Started Workshop - CANCELLED

TRCA has informed us that they have had to cancel this workshop.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Albion Bolton Community Centre (150 Queen St S, Bolton) 53 more words

News & Updates

What Are "Rain Gardens" and How Can They Help Our Indian River Lagoon?

Recently, I kept hearing about “rain gardens,” and how they could be used in the Town of Sewall’s Point to help the Indian River Lagoon. I kept nodding my head, but I really had no idea what they were.   764 more words

Chesapeake Bay - A Fine Balance

The Bay, as we call it here in the Mid-Atlantic States, is a major destination for boating, fishing, and a wide array of water sports. 420 more words


Designing the Cafeteria Courtyard Space

4th grade students are using design thinking to find ways to better use the cafeteria space.  We first compared the central courtyard space to the lower cafeteria courtyard behind the fourth grade.   154 more words

4th Grade

Copper Rain Chains in the Garden

Copper pieces used as art in the garden have a way of adding perpetual beauty to the surroundings. When new, the warmth exuded by this shiny penny colored surface offers a just the right contrast to green, which is usually the predominant shade in most gardens. 870 more words