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Rain Barrel Workshop — last one in 2017

October 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am


October 21, 2017
9:00 am - 11:00 am


Alpha Ridge Landfill
2350 Marriottsville Rd
Marriottsville , MD 21104 United States

Howard County Mas­ter Gar­den­ers are host­ing  a series of Rain Bar­rel work­shops.  Howard County res­i­dents are eli­gi­ble to receive, from the County, a free 55-gal bar­rel with cut-outs for fit­tings, to be used for a rain bar­rel (one bar­rel per address, please).  Res­i­dent must buy fit­tings and assem­ble the rain bar­rel.  The rain bar­rel must be used in Howard County.

Recip­i­ent of a bar­rel must fill out a pledge form and take part in a Mas­ter Gardener-led work­shop.  After the work­shop, the recip­i­ent will know where to buy the fit­tings needed to com­plete the rain bar­rel and how to assem­ble and main­tain the rain bar­rel.  Work­shops are ongo­ing, as needed, 9 am – 11 am, first and third Sat­ur­days, start­ing April 15 through Octo­ber 21.  Advance reg­is­tra­tion is not required.

Thir­teen dates for 2017 Rain Bar­rel Give­away and Work­shops:  April 15, May 6, May 20, June 3, June 17, July 1, July 15, August 5, August 19, Sep­tem­ber 2, Sep­tem­ber 16, Octo­ber 7 and Octo­ber 21.

This work­shop will be held out­doors at the Howard County land­fill in Mar­riottsville.  The Mas­ter Gar­den­ers have a rain bar­rel and com­post demo area near the entrance to the res­i­dents drop off.

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