As we fall into autumn, the days are shorter and we’re starting to enjoy cooler weather. Now is the time to adjust your irrigation to accommodate the change in seasons and select trees to plant in your yard, so that you’ll enjoy their benefits come next spring. Not sure how or where to start?
SCV Water’s free monthly gardening classes will help you learn more about irrigation and tree selection.
A healthy, beautiful landscape depends upon matching your landscape with the types of efficient irrigation your grass and plants need.
Come learn about Irrigating a Sustainable Landscape on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Participants will learn about irrigation system design and operation basics including drip irrigation and new high efficiency spray technology.
Trees not only provide clean air, they add depth and dimension to your landscape and enhance neighborhoods with colors and textures.
Join us Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to learn about Trees for the SCV. You’ll come away from our class knowing the types and proper maintenance practices of a variety of trees that do well in the SCV.
All classes are held at SCV Water, located at 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita.
To register, and to see a complete list of classes for 2018, visit www.yourSCVwater.com or call 661-513-1230 and sign up.
The instructor for the Thursday, October 18 class is Tim Wheeler. Tim has degrees in both Horticulture Science and Park Administration. He has been in the Green Industry for over 25 years. During that time, he has specialized in landscape management, landscape education, and water conservation. Tim has held a number of certifications and licenses including Certified Arborist, Water Use Efficiency Practitioner, and Certified Landscape Water Auditor.
The instructor for the Saturday, October 20 class is John Windsor. John is a Certified Arborist and a California Certified Nurseryman. He has been a Horticultural Advisor in the Santa Clarita Valley for the last 21 years. He has a teaching credential in Horticulture and teaches gardening and landscape classes at the local Adult School, and the Santa Clarita Department of Parks and Recreation.
**Note: Instructors may change without notice.
For more information, contact Event Coordinator Karen Denkinger at 661-513-1230 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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