Did you know most Franklin County residents are eligible for a $50 rebate on compost bins, rain barrels, and native plants? Learn more at greenspotbackyards.org
Read about it here: Clintonville rain gardens
Check out this app from the University of Connecticut! Helps guide homeowners through the process. Folks, the machines are taking over.
Stratford Ecological Center is hosting a rain water harvesting workshop. More details:Statford Eco Farms program
Thank you attendees and presenters for a successful day!
Thank you to our partners and friends who attended our fall Social on the 23d! CORGI appreciates being part of the big picture that includes stormwater management, habitat, and community initiatives alike. Read More
“Chances are, you have never thought of your garden — indeed, of all of the space on your land — as a wildlife preserve that represents the last chance we have for sustaining plants and animals that were once common throughout the United States. That is exactly the role our suburban landscapes are now playing, and will play even more critically in the near future. If this is news to you, it’s not your fault.” GardeningLifeDTallamy
Central Ohio Rain Garden Initiative (CORGI) is working with several local garden centers to promote native plants and rain gardens. Check out our displays at Kurtz Bros. nursery in Westerville, Oakland Nursery in Clintonville, and Scioto Gardens in Delaware County.
The 1st Annual Rain Garden Roundtable meeting on November 15th was a huge success. Folks from around the state involved at various levels in rain garden program planning, design, and technical support joined together to share their strengths and weaknesses for the betterment of all in attendance.
In April this year, Franklin Soil and Water and COSI had the chance to speak with Ann Fisher on WOSU’s All Sides with Ann Fisher. WOSU graciously replayed it this week! Click here to watch the discussion to learn about rain gardens, the GreenSpot rain barrel program, and COSI’s featured Water exhibit.