Helping Your Yard Drink Responsibly (And Look Good)
Up to 70% of your home water use may be currently used in your landscape, but there are ways to increase efficiency while maintaining or improving the health of your landscape plants. Tempe offers free landscape workshops twice a year, in the spring and fall. The workshops teach residents how to beautify their yards while conserving water through xeriscaping. Each workshop is taught by an expert and located at the SRP Education Center at the Eisendrath House Complex (1400 N. College Ave.). Register for workshops by selecting "Register Now" in the calendar list below.
Composting 101: Learn how to garden using sustainable practices and tour the Tempe Green Organics Facility. This class will take place over two locations, so registration is required to receive details. Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018
Rainwater Harvesting: Learn how to harvest rainwater and greywater for beneficial use in the landscape. Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Xeriscape Landscape Conversion Part 1: Learn how to convert from a lawn to a beautifully xeriscape that meets your landscape goals while saving water. Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Xeriscape Landscape Conversion Part 2: Learn how to select and care for plants that thrive well in our desert conditions. Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018
Drip Irrigation Design and Maintenance: Drip irrigation can help landscape plants thrive. Learn how to design, install, and maintain a drip irrigation system. Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018
Rain Barrel Building Class: Learn the basics of rainwater harvesting in the desert, then build a rain barrel to take home. Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater
- Date: 10/28/2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
- Location: SRP Water Education Facility - Eisendrath Center
1400 North College Avenue
Tempe, Arizona 85281
- Introduction: Learn how to capture rainwater and utilize the greywater from your home to support edibles in your landscape.