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!
Sarah Porter is Director of the Kyl Center for Water Policy at ASU’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy. As Arizona state director of the National Audubon Society, she led a multi-state initiative to protect and restore important river habitats. Sarah brings to the project familiarity with the Arizona water management community and knowledge of Western water law. Join us for a timely …
Bring your cape and get ready to save the day! By learning how much water we typically use, what actions “cost” the most, and what actions conserve our water, we will be conservation heroes in no time!
Growing backyard fruit in our low desert can be challenging. However, with knowledge and proper care, home gardeners can find success. Join us and learn from a Master Gardener how to care for the citrus fruit growing in your yard.
Is that cute young tree or shrub in the yard growing into a rangy blob? Pruning shrubs and trees the wrong way, too often, or at the wrong time of year can be fatal to your plants. Learn from a certified arborist and landscape expert on how to properly prune your shrubs and trees.