Free Water-Efficient Landscaping Classes - Spring, 2013
From now through May, the Bay Area Water & Conservation Agency (BAWSCA) is presenting a wide range of FREE landscape classes designed to introduce homeowners, commercial property managers, landscape service providers, and others to the concepts of water-efficient and sustainable landscaping. Two of the classes are in Redwood City, others are elsewhere on the Peninsula, and still more are in other Bay Area cities.
BAWSCA's FREE classroom lectures and hands-on workshops focus on:
- Sustainable Landscaping
- Understanding Water-Use Efficiency in the Landscape
- Use of California Native and Drought Tolerant Plants
- Creating Healthy Soil
- Alternatives to Lawn
- Habitat Gardening
- Edible Landscaping
- Water-Efficient Irrigation Practices
- Parent/Child Gardening Activities
Register and get the entire schedule at http://bawsca.org/classes/, or call 650-349-3000 for more information.
Here are the FREE Redwood City water-efficient landscape classes:
Saturday, March 23, 9 am - noon
Drip Irrigation Design, Installation, and Maintenance
Learn how to design and install a water-efficient drip system. The class will cover landscape water needs, irrigation components, installation considerations, system maintenance, and conversion of spray to drip.
Saturday, April 6, 9 am - noon
Learn how and why drought tolerant plants need less water; and how to plant and care for them. Find out how to improve your soil biology in the matrix of compost that plays a significant role in a garden’s success.
Locations, registration, and more info is at http://bawsca.org/classes/