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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

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

Scottsdale Xeriscape Garden Tour

Chaparral Park Map North

Take a walking tour (approximately two miles) through the Scottsdale Xeriscape Garden at Chaparral Park with caretaker Bill Casenhiser. This demonstration garden is home to over 7,000 plants from 200 species. See water-thrifty plants in action and have your desert plant questions answered by an expert. This tour fills quickly, so register early, and please cancel if you cannot attend.
Date: Friday, November 3, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to noon
Location: Scottsdale Xeriscape Garden at Chaparral Parklinks to external site
Southeast corner of McDonald Drive and Hayden Road near the dog park.
Look for the blue and white sign that says:
CHAPARRAL PARK
- DOG PARK
- OFF LEASH AREA
- XERISCAPE GARDEN
We will meet in front of the restrooms between Softball Fields 1 & 2.
Please bring water, a hat and sunscreen.
All attendees will be contacted by phone for rainy day cancellation.

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

Scottsdale Xeriscape Garden Leucophyllum