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Water Efficiency Workshops

Scottsdale Water offers free water efficiency workshops designed to help residents learn how to use water more efficiently in their homes and yards.

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2017 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Summer Color

Landscapes don’t have to be drab during summer heat. Learn about heat-tolerant plants that provide color during our hottest months.

Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Mustang Library, 10101 N. 90th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85258links to external site

UPCOMING CLASSES (registration opens in June):

Take Control of your Landscape Watering

Simple things you need to know about designing, installing and maintaining an efficient drip irrigation system.

Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Location: Civic Center Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Landscape Makeover

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.

Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Location: Civic Center Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Plant Selection

Choosing plants that are just right for your yard is the key to landscaping in the desert. Learn design considerations and plant choices from a horticulturist and Master Gardener.

Date:  Saturday, September 2, 2017
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Civic Center Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Irrigation Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Repair

Learn the basic maintenance practices and troubleshooting techniques from an irrigation specialist to keep your landscape irrigation system running smoothly and efficiently.

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Civic Center Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Attracting Hummingbirds & Butterflies

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. 

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Location: Civic Center Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Smart Irrigation Controllers

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.

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Civic Center Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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Registration is free to Scottsdale Water customers. Pruning and tour workshops are limited, and registration is required.

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