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Rain Gardens — plants that love wet feet

April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bluebells bloom on a rainy August afternoon at the summit of Mount Greylock.
Photo by Kate Abbott

Gardening speaker, writer and consultant Chris Ferrero will give a talk on Rain Gardens: How Plants that Love Wet Feet Can Solve Home Garden Issues.

Water issues often perplex home gardeners, she says, but many beautiful shrubs and perennials can be part of enduring solutions. The best thrive in boggy conditions and withstand drought too. Learn how to prevent erosion, capture run-off and keep pollutants out of streams and rivers.

Chris is a Cornell Master Gardener from Dutchess County, N.Y., where in addition to speaking and teaching classes, she has led demonstration garden renovations, organized regional events, and served on teams as a perennials specialist known for particular expertise in shade gardening, flowering shrubs, pollinator-approved planting designs, and native plants as alternatives to invasives.

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Date:
April 26
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Event Location

Berkshire Botanical Garden
5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA
413.298.3926

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