March – July 2014
Categories: Guest Lectures
Join an award winning landscape designer to learn how to attract the Sonoran desert wild life, so beneficial to our gardens and to our spirits! We will discuss the wide variety of attractive plants, and habitats, which bring birds and butterflies into our gardens and keep them returning throughout the year. Instructor: Wendy M. King, Founder of River Road Designs, President of APLD, Winner of the 2011 Xeriscape Award for the Tucson Metropolitan Area.
Categories: SmartScape Residential
Do you want to design or renovate your landscape? Need some direction about how to start the process, inspiration for style and use of your landscape or information about plants and hardscapes? Participate in this comprehensive hands-on series of three 3-hour classes and learn from Wendy M. King, Founder of River Road Designs, President of APLD , Winner of the 2011 Xeriscape Award for the Tucson Metropolitan Area.
THIS SERIES IS FULL. WE PLAN TO OFFER IT AGAIN IN THE FALL. THANK YOU!
Categories: Smartscape Training Series
REGISTERING SIGNS YOU UP FOR THE ENTIRE SERIES OF NINE CLASSES. LANDSCAPE PROFESSIONALS ONLY PLEASE (i.e. landscape company employees, HOA board members, property managers, landscape designers, etc.)
This class is basic to understanding the dynamic relationships of soils, plants, and water and is the foundation course of the Smartscape Series. Instruction focuses on soil texture and structure and how it affects water movement, infiltration rates and water holding capacity. Mechanisms that plants use to regulate water use are also discussed.
Instructor: Dr. Ursula Schuch – University of Arizona Extension Specialist, Arid Ornamentals