Calendar

August – September 2015

Soils, Plants & Water @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Recreation
Tuesday @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Soils, Plants & Water – Provides basic understanding of the dynamic relationships of soils, plants, and water and is the foundation course of the Smartscape [...]
Landscape Water Management @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Recreation
Thursday @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Landscape Water Management – Focuses on reducing water waste through efficient irrigation. Participants learn about irrigation scheduling, irrigation techniques and proper cultural practices and reiterates [...]
Landscape Irrigation Systems @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Recreation
Tuesday @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Landscape Irrigation Systems – Discusses various common irrigation systems and focuses on designing, installing, and programming/scheduling a drip irrigation system. Maintenance and troubleshooting are also [...]
Desert Adapted Plants @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Recreation
Thursday @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Desert Adapted Plants – This class identifies many of Tucson’s common desert landscape plants and provides basic discussion of their traits that make them suitable [...]
Plant Selection & Installation @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Recreation
Tuesday @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Plant Selection and Installation – Focus is on factors that should be considered when selecting installing landscape plants. Participants will learn how to choose healthy [...]
Landscape Design & Renovation @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Recreation
Thursday @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Landscape Design and Renovation – This class provides information about the principles and concepts of designing and installing a landscape. Special attention is given to [...]
Maintaining Desert Adapted Plants @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Recreation
Tuesday @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Maintaining Desert Adapted Plants – Divides desert-plant maintenance into two categories – pruning and fertilizing. All pruning instruction is based on International Society of Arboriculture [...]
Plant Disorders @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Recreation
Thursday @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Plant Disorders – Participants will learn about some of the important disease organisms that affect landscape plants.  Integrated Pest Management and cultural controls will be [...]
Weed Control/Graduation @ Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Recreation
Tuesday @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Weed Control – Discussion is about weed identification, seasonal weeds, what products work best for each, and how to apply them. Instructor: Dr. David Kopec [...]