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Learn How to Make Your Yard Beautiful at CVC’s Workshops

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by Credit Valley Conservation

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Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) invites homeowners to its urban gardening workshops. Learn how to get your garden ready for winter and increase curb appeal while fostering beauty and biodiversity. Discover what’s right for your yard through tips, plant lists and inspiring examples.

Rainscaping Workshops
Rain gardens, rain chains and soakaways can be beautiful ways to manage rainwater on your property. Learn which landscape features are right for your yard and receive a free how-to guide.

• Wednesday, September 25
• 7 to 8:15 p.m.
• Lorne Park Library, Mississauga

• Wednesday, October 9
• Vic Johnson Arena, Streetsville, Mississauga
• 7 to 8:15 p.m.

Caring for Your Green Yard Workshop
Learn environmentally-friendly planting, mulching, pruning and yard care techniques in this hands-on workshop. Increase your gardening know-how and help your plants thrive.

• Saturday, September 28
• 10 to 11:30 a.m.
• Port Credit Library, Mississauga

“Our Caring for Your Green Yard workshop shows residents how to get their gardens ready for fall and winter while supporting plant health and biodiversity,” says Melanie Kramer, CVC’s Senior Coordinator of Sustainable Home Landscapes. “Rainscaping helps homeowners manage the storm water on their property through attractive native plant gardens and landscape features.”

The workshops are presented by CVC’s sustainable landscaping experts and are free thanks to funding from CVC’s regional and municipal partners.
Registration is required. Visit cvc.ca/events or call 905-670-1615 ext. 221.

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is a local conservation authority established by the Ontario government in 1954 to protect, restore and enhance the natural environment of the Credit River Watershed. That watershed is the area of land defined by where all rainfall, snowmelt and runoff drains into lands and waters flowing into the Credit River. CVC creates connections between people and nature, knowledge and action. It inspires a deep appreciation for the role of nature in keeping people connected, healthy and happy. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario.

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Sophia Maio
Acting Supervisor, Marketing and Communications
Credit Valley Conservation
905-670-1615 ext. 449
sophia.maio@cvc.ca

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