Peoria – Proper Plant Selection and Placement

Peoria Rio Vista Recreation Center 8866 W Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, AZ, United States

The key to a healthy, long-lasting plant can boil down to one phrase, “The right plant for the right place.” In this class we will talk about how to properly select a plant and planting location, so your landscape can thrive while you save on water and maintenance. To register click here and look under "Green Living" or call 623.773.7137

Glendale – Resourceful Desert Gardening

Glendale Main Library 5959 W Brown St, Glendale, Arizona

Grow your garden on a budget! Propagating desert cacti, succulents, and herbaceous plants is one of the easiest ways to grow your garden while saving money. Jonathan Manning, from Elgin Nursery and Tree Farm, will go over everything you need to know from seed saving and starting plants, to harvesting “pups” and softwood cuttings, to dividing and splitting plants. P.S. …

Queen Creek – Composting

Town of Queen Creek Library 21802 S Ellsworth Rd, Queen Creek, AZ, United States

Join our composting class to unlock the secrets of transforming kitchen scraps and yard waste into nutrient-rich, organic compost for your garden and beyond!   Composting is an environmentally responsible way to manage organic waste and a valuable resource for enhancing soil fertility. In this workshop taught by a local Master Gardener, you'll gain the knowledge and skills to become …


Chandler – Rainwater Harvesting

City of Chandler Sunset Library 4930 W Ray Rd, Chandler, AZ, United States

Learn how to create a well-designed, rainwater harvesting system for your landscape. Creating swales (depressions in your landscape) will store water in your yard to nourish plants and provide groundwater recharge. The system will prevent runoff, allowing you to reduce your water use and save money during the rainy season. Once a rainwater harvesting system is set up, costs and …


Tempe- Converting from Turf to Xeriscape

Tempe Public Library, 3500 S Rural Rd. Tempe, AZ 85282 3500 S Rural Rd, Tempe, Arizona, United States

Learn best practices for converting from water thirsty grass to native xeriscape and how residents can qualify for up to $2000 towards a landscape conversion rebate. Register Here! 

Glendale – Drought Resilient Landscapes

Glendale Main Library 5959 W Brown St, Glendale, Arizona

Protect your landscape investment! Is your landscape equipped to thrive in our region’s climate? Andrew Pirrone, Water Conservation Coordinator for the City of Goodyear, will showcase practical methods to increase the resiliency and health of your landscape and other valuable irrigation tips.

Peoria – Irrigation Controller Programing

Peoria Rio Vista Recreation Center 8866 W Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, AZ, United States

Did you know that as your plants’ water needs change monthly, so should your irrigation controller settings? If you are unsure how to adjust or program your irrigation controller, an irrigation and water efficiency expert will cover some basic functions and programing abilities of a typical controller. To register click here and look under "Green Living" or call 623.773.7137


Chandler – Landscape Design: Grass to Xeriscape

City of Chandler Hamilton Library 3700 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, United States

Do you want to remove grass and save some cash? A xeriscape landscape reduces water usage and highlights beautiful, desert plants. Learn how to design an aesthetic xeriscape landscape, focusing on areas where grass has been removed to create a cohesive landscape. Learn how to convert your sprinkler system to a drip system, water properly, and how to create a …


Chandler – Build your own Basin

City of Chandler Nature Center 4050 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler, AZ, United States

Build your own rainwater harvesting basin in this free hands-on workshop! This workshop teaches you how to build swales in your landscape and install new plants to reduce the cost of watering your landscape while contributing to local groundwater. All tools and supplies are provided. Please wear closed-toe shoes, hats, and sunscreen. Register here!


ADWR – AZ Water Awareness Festival

Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza 1700 W Washington St, Phoenix, Arizona

WHEN: The event will take place on April 6, 2024 @ 10:00 a.m. WHERE: The Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza: 1700 W Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85007 WHO: Speakers kicking off the event will include, among others: ADWR Assistant Director Carol Ward ADEQ Water Quality Division Director Trevor Baggiore ADWR Water Conservation Specialist Nadene Hubbard