Water Conservation Workshops

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Fall 2019 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.

Are you interested in designing a new water efficient garden?

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 Class Information

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


CA Theme Garden

Design a California Friendly Theme Garden

Thursday Oct 3rd, 2019

6:00pm – 8:00 pm

Instructor: Frank Niccoli

Lecture:  What’s your garden design style? Join us in  discovering the many styles of California Friendly gardens. They’re beautiful and conserve our resources.   Modern - Clean, minimalist lines with bold forms.  Cottage - Loose, casual, charming, and full of color year round.   Mediterranean - casual elegance, texture, color and structure. Each garden style has specific plants and benefits associated.




Build a Raingarden

Saturday Oct 26th, 2019

9:00am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Ira Johnson

Mini Hands On:  Is your garden ready for the rain? This hands-on workshop will teach you methods for harvesting rainwater in your garden. Discover techniques for assembling and maintaining an inexpensive rainwater system.



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.