Landscape Design & Renovation

August 29, 2013 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Rec
3500 West River Road
Tucson,AZ 85741

Focus:  Water efficient landscape design that takes into consideration concerns for fire-wise Landscapes, Urban Heat Island, Rainscapes, Rainwater Harvesting,  Seasonality; sustainability issues

Core Competencies:

  • Identify landscape design guidelines that contribute to a successful low-water use landscape
  • Describe two common water-conserving design approaches to reduce water use and improve landscape plant health
  • Discuss the design process from site analysis perspective to reduce heat buildup and reduce dependency on potable water
  • Discuss ways to reduce “waste” in landscape design