Interested in saving water outdoors, where the bulk of residential water is used? Attend a free landscape workshop to learn how to save water and money, plus have a healthier-looking landscape.
Fall 2014 schedule
Landscape Plants to Color Your World: Thursday, October 16, 6:30-9:00 PM
Desert plants are more than thorns and spines. Our region has a wide range of plants that are well suited to our climate. A good landscape needs proper planning and plant selection for success. In this class you will learn how to create a beautiful yard that has color year-round, is easy to maintain, and is water efficient.
Drip Irrigation Design and Installation: Thursday, October 23, 6:30-9:00 PM
Designing a drip irrigation system that’s efficient and low maintenance is easy if you know how. From backflow preventers to emitters this class will help you learn how to design and install an irrigation system as good as the pros. Taught by a certified irrigation specialist, any confusion you may have about components like pressure regulators, valves, emitters, zones, stations, etc., will become crystal clear. It’s easier than you think.
Landscape Watering and Irrigation Controllers: Thursday, October 30, 6:30- 9:00 PM
Whether you are new to Gilbert or a long-time resident, sometimes watering your plants and grass can be a bit confusing. Outdoor watering is often a place where water waste occurs. This class will teach you the how, when and where of landscape watering and how to program your irrigation timer using actual controllers (timers). Learn how to save water, and have a healthier landscape at the same time.
Irrigation Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair: Thursday, November 6, 6:30- 9:00 PM
Your irrigation system is the lifeline for your landscape. Fall is a great time to tune it up to get the efficiency back and to modify it for new plantings. If your system is giving you trouble and you don’t know why, this class will also teach you how to troubleshoot and repair it like the pros. Whether you have sprinklers, bubblers, drip, or all three types of systems, this class has you covered.
Location: All classes are held at the Southeast Regional Library Assembly Room, 775 N. Greenfield Road Gilbert, AZ 85234.
Time: All class times are from 6:30 - 9:00 PM
Workshops are free of charge.
Registration required: Please call (480) 503-6098 (select option 5) and leave your name, address, a phone number, which workshops you would like to attend and the number of people attending the selected workshops so we know how many to expect. You may also register online.
The residential landscape workshops occur every spring and fall.