Rain Barrel/Water Conservation Workshop at Native Plant Day at Bill Sadowski Hammock Preserve
Public is invited to learn how harvesting rainwater can help reduce pollution from stormwater runoff and provide a supply of free, non-chlorinated, water for to establish new plantings in their landscape and for their garden and potted plants. The workshop is free to attend and recycled plastic 55-gallon food-grade drums (rain barrels) are available for purchase at $40.00 each. Native Plant Day is held each year and will feature presentations on native plants, attracting wildlife and information on how citizens can help conversation of natural areas. Native plants will be available to purchase. Miami-Dade County residents will also be able to exchange three (3) old light bulbs for energy saving compact fluorescent light bulbs and exchange up to two (2) water-wasting showerheads for water-efficient models. Quantities are limited.
Start date: March 23, 2019
End date: March 23, 2019
Organization: UF/IFAS/Extension Service Florida Yards & Neighborhood Service