Scottsdale Arizona


More than half of all household water use goes into our landscape. Scottsdale’s

Water Conservation Office hosts a variety of free workshops throughout

October to provide information on how to efficiently water your yard to save

water and money.

All workshops are from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Water Operations Building, 9312

N. 94th St.

Workshop Calendar:

** Oct. 2: Composting — Learn about desert soils and practical methods for

making and using compost in the home garden to improve plant growth and

water efficiency.

** Oct. 3: Potted Plants in the Landscape — Embellish your landscape by

incorporating containers! Learn the basics of choosing pots and appropriate

plants, putting them together, and successfully caring for them.

** Oct. 4: Drip Irrigation Design & Installation — Learn how to design and

install a drip irrigation system in your landscape.

** Oct. 10: Plant Selection — Find out how to choose the right plant for

the right place.

** Oct. 11: Irrigation Timer, Clock, Controller — Learn how to adjust your

irrigation clock during this hands-on workshop.

** Oct. 17: Wildflowers — Create a seasonal explosion of color using desert


** Oct. 23: Rainwater Harvesting — Learn how to improve drainage and

utilize rainwater in your landscape. Includes landscape design tips to

improve outdoor water efficiency and reduce indoor cooling cost.

** Oct. 24: Landscaping for Pools & Patios — Find out what the best

colorful and low maintenance plants are to use around the pool or patio.

** Oct. 25: Irrigation Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Repair — Learn how to

maintain, troubleshoot, and repair irrigation systems.

For more information on the workshops or to register, call (480) 312-5690 or



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