Learn how to properly manage and maintain your irrigation system.
Learn about the ongoing efforts Tempe is undertaking to ensure we maintain a robust and resilient water resources portfolio sufficient to meet the needs of the community.
Take the Pledge! My Water Pledge is a friendly competition throughout the month of April between cities across the US to see who can be the most “water-wise.” Mayors nationwide will challenge their residents to conserve water, energy and other natural resources on behalf of their city through a series of informative, easy-to-use pledges online.
When in drought, conserve! Starting with your outdoor watering. Learn how much, how often, and how long you should water based on the type of plants within your landscape. This class will help you determine a proper watering schedule so you're not overwatering or underwatering.
Desert landscapes are unique and offer an abundance of different design options. Looking to lower your water use by reducing grass and adding more desert adapted plants? Our landscape architect will talk about xeriscape principals and some tips and ideas for designing your desert and water friendly oasis.
Learn some simple tips and tricks to save water both inside and outside of your home.
Understand how to work with contractors to manage your irrigation system and how to hold them accountable for water usage.
Get familiar with a wide variety of cacti & succulents that will complement your desert landscape. These plants are drought tolerant, and low maintenance, yet provide a range of color, texture, and size. Learn how to choose what’s best for your landscape design to maximize your garden’s aesthetic and how to maintain them for the years to come.
“Spring into action” at the Phoenix Zoo as we explore ways to connect with nature and our pollinator friends while creating a better world for all creatures great and small. Activities include themed stations, a DJ dance party, bag-making, and more! Location: Phoenix Zoo Price: Standard Pricing
Join us for a timely discussion about the city of Glendale’s water resources, Drought Management Plan and stormwater, led by our Water Services Department. This free, family-friendly event will also include crafts for the kids, desert-wise landscape classes for the adults, water conservation resources and a plant/seed exchange. Glendale cares about the water we share! For full event schedule and …
Proper pruning is essential to keep trees and shrubs healthy, functional, and attractive. Jonathan Manning, certified Arborist and local Nurseryman, will cover pruning cuts, how to prune young trees for optimal structure, an common mistakes.
Visit the Xeriscape Demonstration Garden, at Tempe Women’s Club Park, to learn about the Seven Principles of Xeriscape and watch a tree planting demonstration by Tempe’s Urban Forester. The Tempe Public Library will also be on site with various resources and seeds from the seed library.