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. Online registration is not required for all workshops, but it is highly encouraged, especially as workshops reach capacity.



Desert Plants & Pruning 101

FULL, online registration closed, walk-ins welcome

Have you ever been curious how to pick out, plant, and maintain healthy plants? What about learning pruning basics like general tips and a pruning schedule specific to desert plants? Join Landscape Designer Jo Miller and demystify desert plants and pruning.

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mustang Library Auditorium, 10101 N 90th Stlinks to external site

Water-Wise Gardening

Saving water, even in desert conditions, isn’t hard if you’re smart about it. Join Master Gardener Carol Stuttard to learn some of the simple, inexpensive and low-tech gardening strategies of water-wise gardening. Learn how to select, plant and care for vegetables, herbs, fruits and citrus for a bountiful harvest.

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mustang Library Auditorium, 10101 N 90th Stlinks to external site

Scottsdale Xeriscape Garden Tour at Chaparral Park

FULL, online registration closed, no walk-ins allowed

Take a walking tour (2 miles) through the Scottsdale Xeriscape Garden at Chaparral Park. See water-thrifty plants in action and have your desert plant questions answered by an expert.

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019
Time: 10 a.m. to noon
Location: Scottsdale Xeriscape Garden, SE corner of Hayden Road & McDonald Drive near the dog parklinks to external site

Please meet in front of the restrooms between Softball Fields 1 & 2. Remember to bring water, a hat and sunscreen.








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

Contact Information

City of Scottsdale - Scottsdale Water
9312 N. 94th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258 
P: 480-312-5650
F: 480-312-5615


Office Hours

Monday through Friday
7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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