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Take Back Meds Event
Take Back Meds Collection events will take place on April 26. Check locations and hours.
Are you in? Bike to Work May 16
May is National Bike Month, and there are many opportunities to celebrate the bicycle and the many reasons to ride. The city will be celebrating with Bike to Work Day, set for May 16. Check out the web page for details.
Water Saving Seminars
The Fort Worth Water Department, in partnership with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, is hosting a monthly series of informative seminars that highlight the “how to of water-saving landscapes.” All seminars are free. Spaces are limited, so register soon. Learn more.
Yard Smart is a free, informative seminar designed to provide effective, beneficial ways to use water wisely in the landscape. Topics vary by season and have included butterfly gardening, landscape watering, container gardens, perennials, trees, and much more. Mark your calendar now for the next seminar on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. Learn more.
Texas SmartScape Water Conserving Plant Sales
Texas SmartScape, its member cities, The Home Depot and Weston Gardens have partnered to offer special deals and great savings on select varieties of low-water-use plants that will thrive in the Texas heat. Several plant fairs will be held across the metroplex this spring.
In addition to the discounts on select native and adaptive plants, you can talk with a master gardener, plant expert, or irrigation specialist and get ideas and tips for landscaping in North Texas. Plan to attend one of the plant fairs. Check the schedule for a sale near you.
Crud Cruiser Household Hazardous Waste Events
The city’s Crud Cruiser will make 22 visits to Fort Worth neighborhoods in 2014 and will offer more week night events and new locations. Check the schedule to see when you can drop off your household chemicals at a mobile collection event near your home.
Master Composter Course
The Master Composter course is a 15 hour class offered twice a year. The course is taught by nationally recognized instructor Larry Wilhelm. Class participants attending all three days receive the Rodale Book of Composting and a C.E. Shepherd Compost bin, and will be instructed on implementing good soil practices at home, the ins and outs of backyard composting and other sustainable practices for the home, yard and garden. Learn more »