Arizona Water Awareness

EVENTS Below is a list of water-related events that occur around the state. Click on the title for more information, and contact the sponsoring organization for updates.

 


Thursday, August 17, 2017
The Dirt on Compost
City of Avondale
Avondale:
Compost is the black gold essential to successful gardening with many herbs and vegetables. Discover how easy it is to produce your own magical soil amendment and save space in our landfills.
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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Landscape Makeover
City of Scottsdale
Scottsdale:
Take your landscape from drab to fab with design basics. Get step-by-step instructions on designing a successful yard makeover. Learn tips and techniques on space planning and improved plant health.
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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Vegetable Gardening in the Low Desert
City of Avondale
Avondale:
Take advantage of this timely workshop to get your garden growing and learn strategies to overcome the challenges of our environment. Class will cover planting seasons and watering.
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Thursday, September 07, 2017
Basic Irrigation Parts, Troubleshooting and Repair
City of Avondale
Avondale:
A properly designed and installed irrigation system uses the least amount of water while keeping plants healthy. Learn how to identify and correct problems and maximize the efficiency of your irrigation without having to replace your old system.
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Saturday, September 09, 2017
Irrigation Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Repair
City of Scottsdale
Scottsdale:
Learn the basic maintenance practices and troubleshooting techniques from an irrigation specialist to keep your landscape irrigation system running smoothly and efficiently.
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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Landscape Watering by the Numbers
City of Avondale
Avondale:
If you're mystified about landscape watering, you're not alone. Watering efficiently is the easiest way to reduce your water bill. You'll discover the importance and details of soil preparation and how to overcome the challenges of our environment.
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Saturday, September 30, 2017
Landscape and Gardening Q & A
City of Avondale
Avondale:
If you missed any of the landscape classes and have a question on gardening, watering, or maintenance. Come join us.
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Saturday, September 30, 2017
All About Grass- Homeowners Guide to Lush Lawns
City of Avondale
Avondale:
Easy, practical advice to help you maintain a healthy, beautiful and water efficient lawn. Learn how to properly water and care for lawns with an emphasis on the installation and watering of winter lawns.
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Thursday, October 12, 2017
Pruning Basics
City of Avondale
Avondale:
This introductory class covers the basics of pruning to keep your green investments healthy, functional and looking great. Learn the art and science of good pruning, including how to prune young trees for good structure. After this class, you will be ready to prune your trees and shrubs with confidence.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017
Attracting Hummingbirds & Butterflies
City of Scottsdale
Scottsdale:
Turn your yard into a wildlife sanctuary! Learn how to create an inviting environment for hummingbirds, butterflies and other creatures using a wonderful array of beautiful native and desert-adapted plants.
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Saturday, October 21, 2017
The Nature of Design- Rainwater Harvesting: Creating Water and Energy Efficient Landscapes
City of Avondale
Avondale:
Looking for advice on landscape design and/or small space renovations? This class will focus on landscape design that work for arid regions and will include easy and proper plant placement and water harvesting techniques. Each attendee will leave with a good start on their specific landscape design.
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Thursday, October 26, 2017
Container Gardening
City of Avondale
Avondale:
This class covers every detail of growing plants in containers. From choosing your pot, soil, watering and fertilizing. There will be demonstrations of potting techniques and examples of different containers and soil.
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Saturday, October 28, 2017
Smart Irrigation Controllers
City of Scottsdale
Scottsdale:
Discover a new generation of irrigation controllers that takes into account local weather conditions or soil moisture levels and waters accordingly, and how these smart controllers can benefit your yard, community or business.
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Thursday, November 02, 2017
Growing Fruit Trees in the Desert
City of Avondale
Avondale:
From exotic to native fruits this class describes over 20 different types of fruit in detail. Discussion will cover water, fertilizer, pollination, fruit thinning and planting tips.
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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
HOA Landscape Irrigation Management
City of Avondale
Avondale:
Discuss landscape and water management for large properties with questions and answers following presentation.
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