How do I know if I’m getting the most out of my irrigation system? Irrigation expert, Dave Pratt, will give you tips and tricks for maximizing efficiency of your irrigation equipment, controller, and layout.
Orange bells, Ruellia, Eremophila, oh my! Plant expert Jim Oravetz will have you flitting and fluttering over a variety of plant options to attract winged critters to your yard.
Did you recently install a smart controller for your irrigation system? Are you considering purchasing a smart controller in the near future? This class is intended to teach you best-practices for utilizing the features of your smart controller in order to gain the water-saving benefits you deserve.
Laura Miller, a Southwest Monarch Study citizen scientist and board member, will discuss how to attract Monarchs and other butterfly species to your garden. The numbers of Monarch butterflies are declining due to destruction of their natural habitat and difficulties during migration. You can help by adding native plants to your landscape or… Read More
Whether you are new to desert landscaping, or just a plants nerd like us, you’ll find something to inspire you as you prepare for the planting season. This class will focus specifically on plant selection for desert-adapted plants. Pretty plants that won’t break my water bill? Yes, please!
You survived the summer, temperatures are starting to drop, and you’re itching to get back in the yard! As you prepare your planting schedule, we are here to help with a special focus in this workshop on aromatic plants.
Some professional landscapers suggest homeowners design sections of their landscape as they would design each room in their home. This image helps homeowners give their yards dimension with layers of color and texture. Imagine vines as window coverings, group trees and shrubs as if they were furniture, and use groundcover… Read More
Wondering about how long, how much and when to water your landscape? You’re not alone – outdoor watering is often a place where water is wasted. This class will take the mystery out of irrigation and will teach you the how, when and where of landscape watering. Participants will learn… Read More
We’re kicking off the planting season with this landscape makeover workshop. You will learn how to get the most out of your landscape renovation with step-by-step guidelines, tips on hiring landscape professionals, and a special focus on rainwater harvesting retrofits.
Desert plants are challenged by hot and arid growing conditions. Water-wise gardening addresses their water needs and defines the best growing locations. But how can we be more confident that the timely pollination needed to set seeds, fruits, or nuts is accomplished? The answer is desert native bees, master pollinators… Read More