Water Conservation Workshops

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Landscape Education Program

Sponsored by the City of Redwood City and the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA). BAWSCA member agencies offer several classes throughout the Bay Area every Spring and Fall.

Would you like your garden to be environmentally-friendly, water-efficient, and beautiful?

Join us - we'll show you how! You'll learn all the steps involved in creating a beautiful water efficient garden. Redwood City's Water Conservation Program invites all residents to participate. All classes will be held at Redwood City's Public Works Office, 1400 Broadway Street.

Free Landscape Classes

Registration Required. Reserve a spot today at bawsca.org/classes or call (650) 349-3000.  Not interested in these topics? More classes are available throughout the Bay Area.


Open to the Public
Location: Redwood City Public Works, 1400 Broadway, Redwood City




This class is postponed.

Spring Landscaping Essentials

Instructor: Deva Luna

Lecture: Prepare your garden for spring and the beginning of the irrigation season. Learn how your garden can be beautiful and water-efficient by following a few simple steps. The class will cover plant and irrigation maintenance, irrigation upgrades, watering schedules, soil health and how to identify irrigation leaks.







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This class is postponed.

Eco-Conscious Gardening for Wildlife

Instructor: Juanita Salisbury

Lecture: With natural areas diminishing, why not create habitat in our landscapes? Learn how to create a garden that will attract birds, beneficial insects and other wildlife. This course will have an emphasis on plant selection for habitat design. 





Water-Efficient Organic Edible Gardening

Saturday April 25, 2020

9:00 a.m. – Noon

Instructor: Frank Niccoli

Mini Hands-On: Discover how to reduce water needs for seasonal vegetable gardening by learning how to grow vegetables to harvest all summer long. This class will also cover how to incorporate organic maintenance techniques, including how to use compost and cover crops. The class will include a planting project to take home that will help start your garden.




Past Presentations

Spring 2019

Landscape Design - Design concepts of water efficient goals and budget setting, and how to avoid common mistakes.

- Presentation Spring 2019

- Handout Spring 2019

More Ways to Conserve

Looking for more ways to conserve water? Check out our Water Conservation Tips page for daily tips on how to save water. Also, be sure to visit the Water Conservation Programs page for more ways to save.