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The Water Coalition of Santa Cruz County sponsors a variety of workshops for Santa Cruz County residents. These workshops cover water-saving techniques and conservation principles to help preserve and protect our most valuable resource. For more information and to register for workshops, search on the calendar links below.

 

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California’s New Front Yard: Creating a Low-Water Landscape

February 11, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

$25.00

Transform your thirsty lawn into a water-saving landscape featuring drought-tolerant trees, native grasses, perennials, and shrubs. Morning talks are followed by hands-on activities and demonstrations. This workshop is suitable for homeowners and landscape professionals alike, all are welcome!

Speakers include:

  • Introduction: Andrew Fulks, Assistant Director, UC Davis Arboretum
  • Landscape Design: Martin Quigley, Director of Gardens and Grounds, UCSC Arboretum
  • Plant Species Selection: Brett Hall, California Native Plant Program Director UCSC Arboretum
  • Lawn Removal: TBA
  • Irrigation: TBA

 

Advanced registration is required and includes morning refreshments, a catered lunch, and course materials. $25.00 for CNGA members and $30 for non-members.

Details

Date:
February 11, 2016
Time:
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$25.00
Website:
http://www.cnga.org/event-2124104

Organizer

California Native Grasslands Association
Website:
http://www.cnga.org/

Venue

University of California at Santa Cruz Arboretum, Horticulture II Meeting Hall
1156 High St,
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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Website:
http://arboretum.ucsc.edu/