Resources About and For Landscapers
Landscaping for Water Quality
Soak Up the Rain NH recognizes that not everyone is a do-it-yourselfer. Professional landscapers are an important partner in protecting and restoring clean water. Landscaping choices affect water quality and there are many sustainable landscape options that can be incorporated into and promoted through professional landscape services.
Directory of Landscape Professionals Trained in Ecological Landscaping for Water Quality
The individuals listed have completed UNH Extension training programs for professionals as indicated and have agreed to be listed in the Directory. Those looking for related products or services are encouraged to contact one or more of the professionals listed in your area.
- New Hampshire Homeowner’s Guide to Stormwater Management
- Landscaping at the Water’s Edge: An Ecological Approach
- Native Plants for New England Rain Gardens
We would love to work with you to conduct a training workshop for professional landscapers in your community. Contact us if you are interested in hosting a workshop.
A new training is being planned for March 2021 for landscapers and land managers in the Derry area. This will be held via a virtual platform. More details to follow
Previous training opportunities for professional landscapers were built upon UNH Extensions’ Landscaping at the Water’s Edge curriculum and Landscaping for Water Quality curriculum and included design and installation of stormwater management practices suitable for small sites, such as rain gardens and dry wells, as well as drainage and site considerations. Materials from previous training are available below.