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DIY Rain Barrel

Saturday, June 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: Tara Morton

$40 + $35 materials fee

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Materials saved from the landfill:
hardware, barrel

Skills you’ll learn:
rain barrel tips, construction, drilling

Learn how to collect rain water in your own backyard with a rain barrel! A local gardening expert will give a talk on the importance + benefits of rainwater collection for the watershed and for your home. After the talk, Perennial staff will lead the class in altering their food-safe 55-gallon drums to transform them into rain collectors, and will instruct on ways to incorporate them into your yard, including creating a base to elevate them, and demonstrating how to connect them to your gutters. Additional hardware may be required to connect to your gutters at home or to winterize your barrel, but a basic setup will be provided.

This is an in-person class that may take place outside in Perennial’s education garden. Masks are encouraged while inside. Our full policies can be found here. Make sure to have space in your vehicle to take home a 55-gallon barrel.

 

Class Policy

Cancellation Policy: Perennial reserves the right to cancel, combine or reschedule classes to adjust for enrollment. If Perennial cancels a class, you may transfer to another class or receive a full refund.

Refund Policy: Notice of withdrawal from a workshop must be made at least 14 days prior to the start of the class. No refunds will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or credits will be given for classes missed due to illness, personal conflict or other reasons. There are no exceptions to this policy. Please e-mail classes@perennialstl.org if you wish to withdraw from a workshop.

Details

Date:
Saturday, June 25
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$60 – $75.00
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Venue

Perennial
3762 S. Broadway
Saint Louis, MO 63118 United States

Organizer

Tara Morton