Redwood City and the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA) present free Water Efficient Landscape Classes for the community. There are over 30 great classes offered throughout the peninsula, south bay, and east bay, with four of them in Redwood City. For more info, see the following link: www.redwoodcity.org/publicworks/water/LandscapingClasses.html
“Water Efficient Drip Irrigation”
Saturday, April 14, from 9 am – Noon
Redwood City Public Works Services, 1400 Broadway
Learn about basic drip irrigation design and installation, choosing the right components, watering techniques, and system maintenance for your landscaping.
“Course: Hardscape Design”
Saturday, April 28, from 8 am – Noon
(Repeated May 19)
Lyngso Garden Materials, 19 Seaport Blvd., Redwood City
Learn about permeable surfaces and their water conserving benefits. Find out how to design and install pathways and patios using decomposed granite, gravel, flagstone and pavers.
Registration is required – go to www.bawsca.org/classes or call (650) 349-3000.
There are lots of other Spring 2012 Water Efficient Landscaping Classes – register now! Go to the BAWSCA website for the complete list of classes and workshops.
These classes offer interesting and useful classroom lectures and hands-on workshops across a wide range of water efficient landscaping practices for your yard, including sustainable landscaping, use of California native and drought tolerant plants, creating healthy soil, understanding water conservation, alternatives to lawn, habitat gardening, edible landscaping, parent/child gardening workshop, water efficient irrigation practices, and hardscape design.