Water Conservation News

Posted on: February 2, 2017

Register for the Sustainable Landscape Series this Spring

friends gardening on a patio

Do you love gardening and want to be more successful at it? The City of Allen’s Water Conservation Division offers you sure-fire ways to achieve your goals in the garden.

The workshop Native & Adaptive Plants teaches you the best plants to put in your garden. Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. to learn more! Lecture is free.

A new workshop this year, Newcomers Guide to Gardening in Collin County, begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 11. Collin County Master Gardeners, as well as other experts, will share their horticultural expertise, research-based information and hands-on experience in the challenges and rewards of gardening in Collin County. Lecture is free.

Another workshop, Small Space Gardening, will start at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28. You can jazz up your patio with some carefully arranged plants. Build your own container for $20 (all materials included). Registration is limited for making a container, but you can attend the lecture for free.

Saving from a Rainy Day, Making a Rain Barrel teaches you about rainwater harvesting. Join us on Thursday, March 30, at 6 p.m. The cost is $50, which includes making and taking home a rain barrel. Register now to reserve a barrel. Lecture only is free.

Additional classes are being planned for March 25 and April 8. To register for any or all of these workshops, visit CityofAllen.org/Water Education. To find out more information, please contact William Nahas at 214.509.4553 or wnahas@cityofallen.org.

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