Calendar

May 13 Tue
Hands-On Drip Irrigation Systems @ UA Pima County Cooperative Extension
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Categories: SmartScape Residential

Whether you are a DIYer or are hiring a professional, this class will help you understand how to set up and maintain a drip irrigation system…in the comfort of an air conditioned classroom.  Instructor: Steve Mallgren

May 20 Tue
Irrigation Scheduling Made Simple @ UA Pima County Cooperative Extension
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Categories: SmartScape Residential

Join Irrigation Specialist, Steve Mallgren, to learn how easy it is to program your irrigation controller and develop a watering schedule for your landscape!

Jul 31 Thu
Soils, Plants & Water/Smartscape Series Orientation @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Rec
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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

Aug 5 Tue
Smartscape Series – Specific Class TBA @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Rec
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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.)

Classes include:

Plant Selection and Installation Landscape Design and Renovation Maintaining Desert-Adapted Plants Integrated Pest Management Plant Disorders Irrigation System Design Landscape Water Management Desert Adapted Plants

 

Aug 7 Thu
Smartscape Series – Specific Class TBA @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Rec
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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.)

Classes include:

Plant Selection and Installation Landscape Design and Renovation Maintaining Desert-Adapted Plants Integrated Pest Management Plant Disorders Irrigation System Design Landscape Water Management Desert Adapted Plants

 

Aug 12 Tue
Smartscape Series – Specific Class TBA @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Rec
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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.)

Classes include:

Plant Selection and Installation Landscape Design and Renovation Maintaining Desert-Adapted Plants Integrated Pest Management Plant Disorders Irrigation System Design Landscape Water Management Desert Adapted Plants

 

Aug 14 Thu
Smartscape Series – Specific Class TBA @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Rec
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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.)

Classes include:

Plant Selection and Installation Landscape Design and Renovation Maintaining Desert-Adapted Plants Integrated Pest Management Plant Disorders Irrigation System Design Landscape Water Management Desert Adapted Plants

 

Aug 19 Tue
Smartscape Series – Specific Class TBA @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Rec
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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.)

Classes include:

Plant Selection and Installation Landscape Design and Renovation Maintaining Desert-Adapted Plants Integrated Pest Management Plant Disorders Irrigation System Design Landscape Water Management Desert Adapted Plants

 

Aug 21 Thu
Smartscape Series – Specific Class TBA @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Rec
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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.)

Classes include:

Plant Selection and Installation Landscape Design and Renovation Maintaining Desert-Adapted Plants Integrated Pest Management Plant Disorders Irrigation System Design Landscape Water Management Desert Adapted Plants

 

Aug 26 Tue
Smartscape Series – Specific Class TBA @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Rec
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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.)

Classes include:

Plant Selection and Installation Landscape Design and Renovation Maintaining Desert-Adapted Plants Integrated Pest Management Plant Disorders Irrigation System Design Landscape Water Management Desert Adapted Plants

 

Aug 28 Thu
Smartscape Series – Specific Class TBA @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Rec
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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.)

Classes include:

Plant Selection and Installation Landscape Design and Renovation Maintaining Desert-Adapted Plants Integrated Pest Management Plant Disorders Irrigation System Design Landscape Water Management Desert Adapted Plants

 

Sep 25 Thu
Turf Irrigation Management – Fall, 2014 @ Karsten Turfgrass Research Center
7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Categories: Turf Irrigation Management

The Fall Class focuses on the basic biology of turfgrass, turfgrass I.D. tips, environmental and cultural factors that affect irrigation and problem solving skills.

Participation is FREE. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Questions? Please contact the Pima County SmartScape Program office at 520.626.5161, Ext. 120.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Pima County SmartScape Program at 520-626-5161, Ext. 120. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

Location: Karsten Turfgrass Research Center

2101 E. Roger Road (Head east on Roger Rd. from Campbell Ave. Continue east past the yellow drop down gate on the left, past the fenced off field and take the dirt road to the white building on the left).  Park in front of or across the street from the building.  Enter through the east doors.

Instructor:

David Kopec, PhD
The University of Arizona, Department of Plant Sciences
http://cals.arizona.edu/turf/

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