Does your irrigation system need a little TLC to get back into efficient operation? In this class we will walk through the most common irrigation repairs to help you get your landscape and water systems back in the green.
Adjusting your watering schedules more often saves water and is better for the landscape. The most accurate way is to adjust the watering each time based on the weather since the last time it watered. Learn how smart controllers do all this on their own and how to select the right controller for our region and your yard.
Maintaining a beautiful and water-efficient lawn in the desert can be challenging. Irrigation Specialist Dave Pratt will cover the basics of proper lawn maintenance, fertilizing, mowing, and watering for a beautiful, water-efficient lawn.
Gray water can be a reliable source of water for desert landscapes. Clint Culberson and Michael Gettens with Galaxy Gardens will share how they plan and install simple gray water systems. Discover how to send gray water from laundry machines, handwashing sinks, baths, and showers to your landscape.
Do you ever wonder what rainwater harvesting is and how it can be incorporated in an existing home and landscape? Our landscape expert will introduce active and passive rainwater harvesting techniques, and how you can better use what Mother Nature provides to keep you plants happy year round
Want to save water but don't know where to start? Learn how much water you use. Then learn where and how to save water with simple changes, repairs, and water savings devices. You might even qualify for a rebate.
Compost is the “black gold” essential to successful vegetable gardening, especially in the Southwest. Discover how easy it is to produce your own magical soil amendment. Learn from Kirti Mathura, garden author, who has over 17 years of experience working at the Desert Botanical Garden and is currently the Program Coordinator for Smartscape at the University of Arizona’s Cooperative Extension.
Are you looking at your plants and asking yourself, did I water enough? In this class our expert will give you tips on how to ensure your plants are getting the right amount of water at the correct frequency. The key in the desert is to water deeply but infrequently and we will give you the tools you need to …
It's as easy as 1-2-3! Water-wise landscaping matches how much water your plants really need with how much water your irrigation system applies. Additional topics included in this course are turf watering, irrigation system components, and controller programming.
Irrigation Specialist Dave Pratt will share tips on finding and fixing irrigation leaks, as well as provide overall irrigation system maintenance and troubleshooting advice in this hands-on class.
Take the mystery out of watering your landscape by learning how often, how much, and how long you should water. You'll learn how to address dry areas in your lawn, irrigation parts and valves as well as, how to adjust stations on your irrigation controller.