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Waterwise workshops set throughout region

By From page A5 | January 22, 2014

Need ideas for how to save water, tune up your irrigation system or remove your lawn? Upcoming classes can offer some help.

Thursday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m.: “Removing Your Lawn and Designing a Garden,” a talk to the Sacramento Perennial Plant Club, Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento

* Thursday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m.: “Minimize Your Water Use” with the Solano County Master Gardeners, Vacaville Public Library Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive, Vacaville

Saturday, March 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Need attractive, low-water plants for your landscape? Attend the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery on campus. Speak to Arboretum experts, Master Gardeners and experienced sales staff for more information about waterwise choices.

Saturday, March 22, 9:30-10:30 a.m.: “Lawn Removal” with Yolo County Master Gardeners in Davis’ Central Park Gardens, Third and B streets.

Saturday, March 22, 11 a.m.-noon: “Waterwise Irrigation for the Garden” with Yolo County Master Gardeners in Davis’ Central Park Gardens, Third and B streets.

Saturday, April 5, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Need attractive, low-water plants for your landscape? Attend the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale at the UCD Arboretum Teaching Nursery. Speak to Arboretum experts, Master Gardeners and experienced sales staff for more information about waterwise choices.

Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Need attractive, low-water plants for your landscape? Attend the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale at the UCD Arboretum Teaching Nursery. Speak to Arboretum experts, Master Gardeners and experienced sales staff for more information about waterwise choices.

Saturday, May 17, 8:30-11:30 a.m.: “Water-Saving Workshop” covering water-saving ideas for the garden and landscape. Get tips on irrigation systems and selecting a controller, and take a water-efficient landscape tour at the Fair Oaks Horticultural Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd. in Sacramento.

* Saturday, May 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Need attractive, low-water plants for your landscape? Attend the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum Clearance Plant Sale at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery. Speak to Arboretum experts, Master Gardeners and experienced sales staff for more information about waterwise choices.

Enterprise staff

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