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March 2, 2017

Water Efficient Landscape Design Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Are you on a budget but your landscape needs a facelift? Transform your landscape into a water efficient landscape. Come and learn basic design principles, plant placement, and hardscape so you can do it yourself!

6 p.m.

March 4, 2017

YardSmart Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

8 a.m.

March 9, 2017

Compost 101

Compost Outpost, 3408 W. Freeway

Learn the basics of backyard composting with this free program, offered at the Compost Outpost.

5 p.m.

March 11, 2017

Code Rangers (Spanish)

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri St.

9 a.m.

April 6, 2017

Native and Adaptive Plants for North Texas Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Are you a “Native Texan” or a transplant? Plants are native or transplants too!! This program covers a large selection of minimal water use plants that are native and adaptive, ideal for a sustainable landscape or garden. You will learn proper soil preparation, proper planting and native and adaptive plant selection. Plant list provided.

6 p.m.

April 8, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

9 a.m.

April 13, 2017

Compost 101

Compost Outpost, 3408 W. Freeway

Learn the basics of backyard composting with this free program, offered at the Compost Outpost.

5 p.m.

May 4, 2017

Water Efficient Landscape Plants and Maintenance Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Now that you have been to the “design” portion, learn to install and maintain your water efficient landscape design. Learn proper soil preparation, plant installation, hardscape installation and the maintenance of your landscape or garden.

6 p.m.

May 11, 2017

Compost 101

Compost Outpost, 3408 W. Freeway

Learn the basics of backyard composting with this free program, offered at the Compost Outpost.

5 p.m.

June 1, 2017

On the Wild Side: Gardening for Wildlife Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Native and adaptive plants are not only beautiful water efficient additions to your landscape but they can be useful tools to attract beneficial wildlife as well. If you like to keep your landscape well-manicured, take a more naturalistic approach, or even have an interest in native perennials, wild-flower gardens, and/or rain gardens come on out!

6 p.m.

June 24, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

9 a.m.

July 6, 2017

Drip Irrigation DIY Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Water slower, deeper and more efficient with every drop. Convert your spray heads and watch your sprinkler system save you money from our hands on drip conversion class. Your will learn how to install drip irrigation tubing from your faucet or how to convert an existing zone to drip. Drip irrigation is the most efficient irrigation method and essential to sustainable landscapes. Drip irrigation for foundation watering will also be covered.

6 p.m.

Aug. 3, 2017

Water-Saving Seminar: Water Efficient Irrigation

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Learn how to make very basic hands on repairs & maintenance to home automatic sprinkler systems, how your sprinkler system operates and its components as well as how to program and reprogram your sprinkler controller utilizing the best and most efficient ways to water your landscape like, the soak and cycle method and other water efficiency practices.

6 p.m.

Aug. 12, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

9 a.m.

Sept. 7, 2017

Lawn Care Maintenance Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Proper lawn care maintenance is a key component to a healthy lawn. This program covers basic lawn maintenance practices and selecting the right turf grass to improve the health and longevity of your landscape. You will learn how to maintain your landscape using less water, fertilizers and pesticides

6 p.m.

Sept. 25, 2017

Registration opens for Adult Basketball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

Sept. 30, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

9 a.m.

Oct. 5, 2017

Composting Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

This program teaches the composting process, the different types and methods of composting, as well as how to compost and its importance.

6 p.m.

Nov. 2, 2017

The Edible Landscape Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Why water and mow what you can’t eat? Utilizing areas in your landscape to grow edibles is a way to add food on your table and reduce your grocery bill. This program teaches you how to incorporate edible plants into your home garden and landscape. You will learn how herbs, fruits and vegetables can add to the colors and textures of your permanent landscape combining both aesthetics’ and functionality.

6 p.m.