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How Does Your Rain Garden Grow? Planting and Maintenance Suggestions for Successful Bioretention Projects

Free Workshop  |  2 Continuing Education Hours

Thursday, May 31, 2018   ·  9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Green Tree Municipal Building

Please note: Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome.

Plants are a key component of rain garden and bioretention systems, providing evapotranspiration of stormwater, anchoring the soil, and making the stormwater management feature an attractive amenity.   This workshop focuses on planting and maintenance techniques to help ensure that your plants are healthy and maintenance systems are simple and practical.  Jay will share some lessons learned and strategies for lush, beautiful bioretention projects. 

Audience: Municipal staff (public works, engineers) & landscape and other stormwater professionals

Jay Bell, PCH, Business Development Manager, Silvis Group Landscaping
Jay has a B.S. in Landscape Contracting from Penn State and is a Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturalist.


Call 3 Rivers Wet Weather 412.578.8375 or email.


Green Tree Municipal Building
10 West Manilla Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15220