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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Improve Your Yard

Save money and save the environment
with this free seminar!
Session on Thursday will give tips to improve your yard and help our sensitive coastal environment while saving money on yard maintenance.

Come to the Kettle Pond Visitor Center (50 Bend Road off of Route 1) at 7 pm on Thursday, June 25 to hear Erin J Muir of The Figure Ground Studio explain methods to manage your own landscape in a way that is most beneficial to the waterways we all know and love. The talk will include a description of rain gardens and organic lawn care, and how they work sustain a healthy ecosystem. Homeowners will learn about the essential elements in the soil that need to be nurtured to support turf growth naturally, as well as cultural practices that will enhance the success of this process.Erin will also discuss a few of her favorite plants for rain gardens in Rhode Island. Presented by the Salt Ponds Coalition

Thanks to Dana Millar of Dana Designs for helping out and bringing this to our attention.