Speaker: Barry Allen, City of Irving, Water Utilities Department. Participants will learn about the basic concepts of indoor water conservation, as well as basic drip irrigation design and installation, choosing the right components, watering techniques and system maintenance for landscaping. Free.

 

Plan to attend one or both of our seminars sponsored by Dallas Water Utilities Conservation and Texas A&M AgriLife Research. Landscape designer and author Bonnie Reese of Beautiful Landscapes will be the speaker at both sessions. First-time seminar attendees at each session will receive a copy of Ms. Reese’s book, Common- Sense Landscaping (limit one per household). Attendees can also enter a drawing for free bags of GreenSense organic fertilizer from Rohde’s Nursery and Nature Store. There will be 3 drawings per session.

Water-Wise Landscape Design 101

Convert your spray heads and watch your sprinkler system save you money from this hands-on drip conversion class. You will learn how to install drip irrigation tubing from your faucet or how to convert an existing zone to drip. Drip irrigation for foundation watering will also be covered. The indoor class will be held at the Biodiversity Education Center, where an extensive rain garden is planted that utilizes drip methods.

Free. 

Speakers galore on sustainability lifestyle

Is your landscape brown and crispy? Learn to create and install a water efficient landscape or garden. You will learn proper soil preparation, a large selection of minimal water use plants that are native and adaptive and how to design and plan a small or large project. Plant list provided. Free.

Is your landscape brown and crispy? Learn to create and install a water efficient landscape or garden. You will learn proper soil preparation, a large selection of minimal water use plants that are native and adaptive and how to design and plan a small or large project. Plant list provided. Free.

Is the green in your lawn weeds or grass? Do you have brown circles in your yard? Proper lawn care maintenance is a key component to a healthy lawn. This program covers basic lawn maintenance practices and selecting the right turf grass to improve the health and longevity of your landscape. You will learn how to maintain your landscape using less water, fertilizer, and pesticides. Free.

Is the green in your lawn weeds or grass? Do you have brown circles in your yard? Proper lawn care maintenance is a key component to a healthy lawn. This program covers basic lawn maintenance practices and selecting the right turf grass to improve the health and longevity of your landscape. You will learn how to maintain your landscape using less water, fertilizer, and pesticides. Free.

Discover how to start collecting water and where to find materials for rainwater harvesting. Free. 

Convert your spray heads and watch your sprinkler system save you money from this hands-on drip conversion class. You will learn how to install drip irrigation tubing from your faucet or how to convert an existing zone to drip. Drip irrigation for foundation watering will also be covered. The indoor class will be held at the Biodiversity Education Center, where an extensive rain garden is planted that utilizes drip methods. Free. Info: Molly Bujanda, 972-462-5165 or 469-576-7770 or MBujanda@CoppellTX.gov

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