Make your own rain barrel

Make your own rain barrel

The Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District (OSWCD) and Schedel Arboretum & Gardens are partnering to bring a Rain Barrel workshop on Thursday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Schedel

Arboretum & Gardens,19255 West Portage River South Road in Elmore.

The Workshop will feature:

 • “Hands-on” experience

 • Helpful tips

 • Your very own 55 gallon fully assembled (by you and your buddy) Rain Barrel

 • A chance to leisurely walk through the beautiful gardens

 • Presentation by Bench’s Greenhouse, Elmore

The cost of the workshop will be $70 per Rain Barrel assembled and will include entry into Schedel gardens. Seats are limited to 20 Rain Barrels. To register, or if you need to find a Rain Barrel buddy, contact the Ottawa Soil & Water Conservation District at 419-898-1595 by Friday, April 26.

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