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: Turf Irrigation Management
Turf Irrigation Management is designed for landscape professionals who are responsible for the maintenance of large turf areas. The workshop teaches the basic biology of turfgrass, environmental and cultural factors that affect irrigation, irrigation auditing and scheduling, and problem solving skills. Instruction includes hands-on catch can placement in the field, and the simple calculation of the actual in-field precipitation rate.
Participation is FREE. Seating is limited. Registration is required.
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 (At Campbell Ave. & Roger Rd., head east onto Roger Rd. Continue through cattle guard to first building on the left).