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Posted on: January 4, 2018

[ARCHIVED] The 2018 Sustainable Landscape Series is Here!

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Want to become the envy of gardeners everywhere? Learn about healthy lawn care, sprinkler efficiency, rain barrels, and more during this year’s Sustainable Landscape Series. Beginning on January 27, the series consists of 6 workshops, each of which focus on a different topic related to water conservation and landscaping.

Beginning at 10 a.m., the January 27 workshop, Let’s Ketchup on Tomatoes, covers everything you need to know to have a happy, healthy, and tasty tomato plant.

On February 10, you can learn how less water can actually mean a greener lawn during Turf Talk: How to Grow a Healthy Lawn. This workshop begins at 1 p.m.

Having trouble getting anything to grow in your shaded spaces? Join us for Made for the Shade: Shade Gardening as Texas A&M Agrilife Water University professionals teach us about how (and what) to grow in shaded yards. This workshop begins at 10 a.m. on February 24.

Lawn Sprinklers 101 covers basic repairs and maintenance to sprinkler systems, which can often be the cause of high water bills. This workshop begins at 1 p.m. on April 7.

Build your own rain barrel in Saving From a Rainy Day: DIY Rain Barrel Class. This class has a $50.00 fee for each rain barrel that must be paid in advance. This workshop begins at 10 a.m. on April 14.

SMART and Not so SMART Sprinkler Controllers is the class for anyone looking to become an expert on the many features, functions, and differences of various sprinkler controllers. This workshop begins at 1 p.m. on April 28.

For more information, please contact William Nahas at 214.509.4553 or

Except for the April 14 session, all classes are free.

Learn more about Water Conservation in Allen.
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