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Water Conservation and Landscape Class Registration Form

Classes are free, but pre-registration is requested.

All classes are located at:
City of Peoria Development & Community Services Building
Point of View conference room
9875 N. 85th Ave.
Peoria AZ 85345

Xeriscape: Desert Fusion Garden Lecture and Walking Tour
Kirti Mathura – Master Horticulturist
Saturday, March 2, 2013 – 8:00am to 10:00am
Learn about the seven Xeriscape principles, which if used properly, ensure that landscapes are water efficient, yet creative and colorful.  Lecture and walking tour of the Desert Fusion Garden will conclude with a question and answer session.

Vegetable Gardening in the Sonoran Desert
Kirti Mathura – Master Horticulturist
Thursday, March 7, 2013 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm
This workshop will get your garden growing in our unique desert environment. Learn the importance and details of soil preparation, planting seasons, and strategies to overcome the challenges of our environment. 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle:  The Art of Reusable Materials
Beckie Borquez  – City of Peoria Recycling Coordinator
Thursday, March 14, 2013 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The use of items made from recycled materials is becoming increasingly important for sustainably-minded individuals.  In this interactive class participants will learn about the wide variety of goods available today made from recycled materials.  The first half of the class will be devoted to the use of recycled materials for inside the home.  The second half of the class will be devoted to the use of recycle materials outside the home and in the landscape. 

Compost Happens:  Complete Guide to Backyard Composting
Kirti Mathura – Master Horticulturist
Saturday, March 16, 2013 – 8:00am to 10:00am
Did you know that approximately 21% of all municipal solid waste is food waste?  In this interactive class participants will learn how to reduce the amount of food waste sent to the landfill by creating rich soil amendments.  Peoria residents will receive a free food waste container for their kitchen. 

Landscape Watering 101
Mike Buettner – City of Peoria Environmental Resources Supervisor
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Improper watering can lead to stress, disease, or even death of some plants, not to mention high water bills. In this interactive class Mike Buettner teaches participants how much water plants need, different types of irrigation systems, and how to set your irrigation controller for maximum efficiency. 

Landscaping for Color
Kirti Mathura – Master Horticulturist
Thursday, March 21, 2013 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Need some color in your landscape?  This course is designed to teach class participants which low water landscape plants work best for seasonal color splashes in a desert landscape. 

Water Efficiency Inside the Home
John Smith – The Arizona Green Plumber
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Learn how to reduce the amount of water consumption in your home from the first Green Certified Plumber in Arizona.  Class participants will learn about high efficiency toilets, low flow showerheads and faucets, hot water recirculators, and many more new technologies that can reduce your water bill while conserving our most precious resource – water. 

HOA Irrigation Management 101
Chris Husband – Liquid Technologies LLC
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm
This course is geared specifically toward those individuals that oversee larger irrigation systems such as those of homeowners associations.  Class participants will learn about the basic components involved in large irrigation installations, how to properly manage large volumes of irrigation water, what to look for in an irrigation maintenance contractor, and what new technologies are being implemented in the irrigation industry. 

Sustainable Water Supplies:  The Life Cycle of Urban Water
Robin Bain – City of Peoria Environmental Resources Manager
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
This NEW class is designed to explain where the City's water comes from, and how it is treated and distributed to our customers who simply turn on their taps. Then once it is washed or flushed down the drain, where does it go? Does it get back into the water supply? What about storm water, is it treated? Learn why there's a finite amount of water and how we can all be better stewards of its use and reuse.

Homeowner’s Tree Care Workshop
Erik Wilson – City of Peoria Certified Arborist
Saturday, April 6, 2013 – 8:00am to 10:00am
Learn the fundamentals of proper tree installation, initial care, growth, development and the benefit of trees for the homeowner and the community. At the completion of the class you will receive a free desert-adapted tree to take home. 

Edible Landscapes & Design
Jeff Sargent – City of Peoria Landscape Architect
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
More homeowners are replacing ornamental plants for those that have a dual function of beauty and food production.  Learn about the history of edible landscapes, design concepts, and ideas for front yard and back yard landscapes using ornamental edible plants.

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