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Rain Garden Subsidy Program – Design Workshop #1

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Are you interested in installing a rain garden to manage rain on your property, beautify your neighbourhood, and help reduce flood risk?

Are you applying for a rain garden subsidy through the City of Peterborough in 2021?

If so, this workshop is for you! This workshop is MANDATORY for those applying to receive a subsidy for a rain garden installation on their property this spring. Join us to learn how to design a functional and beautiful rain garden, and complete the subsidy application process.

Topics will include:

  • Determining the size and depth of your rain garden;
  • How to construct key rain garden features (berms, inlets, outlets)
  • Calculating the volumes of soil and mulch required;
  • Selecting appropriate plants; and
  • Completing the rain garden subsidy application.

This event is free and open to all residents in the Peterborough area, but please note that only City of Peterborough residents may apply for the subsidy. Pre-registration is required.

To register, please visit:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Hayley Goodchild, Coordinator, Neighbourhood and Residential Programs –


May 16
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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