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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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Reimagine Your Yard! Water-Wise Landscape Transformation Workshop

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free

If you are considering taking out a thirsty lawn or drought-proofing your yard with new, water-wise plants, this workshop is for you!  Participants will gain the practical hands-on experience they’ll need to tackle their own Monterey-Bay Friendly Landscape retrofit project at home. Learn how to:

  • Easily transform turf grass and weedy areas into new planting zones with sheet mulching;
  • Convert your existing sprinkler system to efficient, drip-irrigation;
  • Select low-water use plants for your unique site;
  • Create permeable patios and pathways with low-cost materials
  • Integrate rainwater harvesting into your landscape plans
  • PLUS: All workshop participants will receive FREE landscape design templates with plant lists and a FREE water-wise plant to get your project jump-started!

This workshop will double as a community service project as we convert a small section of turf at the entrance of Soquel High School into a Monterey Bay Friendly Landscape that will provide a lasting demonstration garden for the community. Come join us for a fun day of learning and conserving our precious water resources!

Pre-registration is recommended but not required. Register Here.

Workshop led by Ecology Action and sponsored by the Soquel High School Agriculture Program and the Santa Cruz County Water Conservation Coalition

Details

Date:
May 12
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://green-gardener.org/events/69/lose-your-lawn-workshop/

Organizer

Ecology Action
Website:
ecoact.org

Venue

Soquel High School
401 Soquel San Jose Rd
Soquel, CA United States
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Total Gallons Pledged

Together, since July 1 2015 we have committed to conserving 8130375 gallons of water a year. Your pledge will help us reach our goal of saving 7 million gallons this year, or maybe as much as the 9.6 million in pledges last year that blew our goal out of the water!

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