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

Why Support Clean Water Fund's efforts in North Texas?

• Our area, Region C, has 25% of the Texas population and are the biggest users of water in the state.

• We use more water per person than any other region - far above the state average.

• DFW has the greatest potential to conserve water - yet our region has proposed more than $21 billion of $53 billion in statewide reservoir projects - including the controversial Marvin Nichols.

Is 55 gallons not enough for you? Think “Big Tank” and save on your water bill!!! This program covers design, construction, maintenance and benefits of a large rainwater collection system. Participants will learn how to calculate rainwater capture, design an above or below ground collection system and utilize rainwater using large tank systems for home or business applications. This program will also cover installing drip irrigation. Booklet provided. $25.

Does your rain just run off? Divert it, save it, use it!! Come learn the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and the effects stormwater has on the environment. Participants will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home and have the opportunity to construct their very own 55 gallon rain barrel.

$50/per barrel

Texas Smartscape Plant Sales feature native and adapted plants.

On Oct 10, sales will be held at the following garden centers:

The Home Depot

7950 South Freeway

Fort Worth, TX 76134

 

The Home Depot

901 N Stemmons Pkwy

Lewisville, TX 75067

 

The Home Depot

1224 N Central Expressway

Plano, TX 75074

 

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