Issue #9           

Winter 2005           


The Basin Bulletin   
Newsletter for Stakeholders of the Raritan Basin Watershed    



Rain Gardens: Solutions For Wet Lawns

A Rain Garden is simply a garden located in a wet spot which functions to capture rainwater, allowing it to soak naturally into the soil to fix wet problem areas with a pleasing solution.

Date: March 2, 2005

Time: 4:30-6:30 PM

Place: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association- Kingsford Room

Place: 31 Titus Mill Road

Place: Pennington, NJ 08534

Agenda: Rain Gardens: Form and Function

Agenda: Location, Design, Installation, and Plant Choice

Agenda: Dan Dillolo, Native Plant Society of NJ

Agenda: Bunny Jaskot, Native Plant Society of NJ


Agenda: Rain Garden Maintenance and Stormwater Benefits

Agenda: Dr. Steven Souza, Princeton Hydro, LLC.


This free seminar will explain how to construct and maintain rain gardens as a stormwater solution for your yard, neighborhood or office campus.


Register with Peggy Savage at 609-737-3735 or

Directions and details are on Stony Brook Millstone Watershed's website at


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