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Rain Barrel Workshop


Learn how to utilize a rain barrel in your home garden and make your own at home by joining Rhonda Britton, Regional Extension Agent - Home Grounds, Madison County Cooperative Extension System,for this virtual workshop. There are 32 barrels available with a limit of onebarrel per registrant—first come, first served! Barrels can come "ready toinstall" with spigot and overflow holes drilled; faucet and insect screenwill be provided. If you do not want holes drilled into your barrel, pleaseselect the "Class + as-is barrel (no holes, no parts, no insectscreen)" option at registration.

Deadline for barrel requests is end of day June 15. Low-to-no-contact barrel pick-upswill take place between 12 and 4 p.m. the same day of the workshop. If you areunable to come that day, schedule a pickup date with Dawn Coleman Lee,Education Activities Specialist with the Friends of Birmingham BotanicalGardens, by emailing her at

Click here to download a printable flyer.


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