Offered in collaboration with the West Valley Water Association members, this free class will help demystify the challenges associated with large-landscape and common area landscape management. Geared towards HOA Board Members, Property Managers, and interested homeowners, this free workshop is open to the public via Zoom (registration required).
Irrigation Specialist, Dave Pratt will share tips on finding and fixing leaks, and overall irrigation system maintenance and troubleshooting.
Trash bin full of yard waste? Let’s turn that waste into money by composting it to re-use in your landscape and gardens. You will learn what you can compost, how to keep the material “cooking” and some beneficial critters that are your gardens best friend.
Led by water conservation professionals, this workshop will guide you through the process of finding common leaks, as well as provide tips for indoor water efficiency. This class is offered as a hybrid option: either in-person or via Zoom; however, the hybrid option has limited access to instructors for questions. Advanced registration required.
Keeping your sprinkler and bubbler systems in top shape will ensure you use just the right amount of water. Learn what the different components are and how they are assembled. Learn how to do simple things like replacing nozzles all the way to diagnosing and repairing irrigation valves.
The key to a healthy plant that thrives for decades can boil down to one phrase, the right plant for the right place. In this class we will talk about how to choose the correct location for plants and properly selecting a plant so that your landscape can thrive while you save on unneeded water and maintenance.
Get familiar with a wide variety of intriguing sculptural forms that can embellish your desert landscape. These plants are drought tolerant and low maintenance, yet provide a range of color, texture, and size – who could ask for more? Learn how to use them for maximum effect in your garden.
Become more familiar with this valuable guide to better manage watering frequency, appropriate soil moisture depth and proper watering techniques for different landscape plants. The workshop will be held on Microsoft Teams (Link provided closer to workshop date).
This class will teach participants what kind of plant maintenance is necessary for healthy trees. How and when to prune, fertilizing, watering, and care tips for spring and summer.
This class will give participants an understanding of what plants grow well here in the valley. For anyone wanting to plant non-natives we will try to provide possible amendments needed or we can recommend a native counter-part. Other topics include when and where to plant trees, shrubs or ornamentals, and winter plant maintenance. This program is intended for participants that …
Pollinators are in trouble across the country but you can make a difference! Adding the right plants to your landscape provides nectar and a place to raise their young. We can all create safe spaces for pollinators to thrive. You will learn the basics of creating a pollinator habitat and how to build on your efforts year after year.
Are you new to desert living? Have you wondered what can you grow besides cactus? This class with describe typical urban desert landscapes and how plants survive in our climate. You will be armed with the knowledge to choose a variety of plants that can transform your outdoor space, and lower your water bill!