WaterSmart Landscape Workshops

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WaterSmart Landscape Workshops

 

Learn to Create a Beautiful, WaterSmart Landscape
Free Workshops in Citrus Heights, Natomas, Sacramento, Lincoln, Elk Grove, and West Sacramento
presented by EcoLandscape California’s Eco-Friendly Landscape and Irrigation Experts

 
 

Keeping Your Eco-Friendly Landscape Looking Great
with Less Water, Less Work and Fewer Chemicals

 
 



Learn how to:

■  What to do on a seasonal basis to keep your plants happy and healthy
■  How to get the upper hand in the war on weeds
■  How to maintain and adjust your drip system as your landscape matures
■  How to manage common plant diseases and insect pests
■  When fertilizer might be necessary, and when it's not
■  When to add compost and mulch
■  How and when to prune to keep your shrubs, ornamental grasses and
    
other plants looking their best

 
 

Workshop Date:

Citrus Heights
- Aug. 12, 2017

9 am to 12 pm

Keeping Your Eco-Friendly Landscape Looking Great
with Less Water, Less Work and Fewer Chemicals


Citrus Heights Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square Drive,
Citrus Heights, CA 95621



Register at this link . . .
 
 

Converting Thirsty Lawns to Beautiful Beds

 
 



Learn how to:

■  How a WaterSmart landscape means less water, less work, less pollution,
     healthier waterways, and a healthier community
■  How to select plants that work well in our climate
■  Where to place plants in your landscape, and how far apart to space them
     for best results
■  Different turf removal methods and which one is right for you
■  How to determine the best irrigation method for different plantings
■  How to convert traditional pop-up sprinklers to water-saving rotary nozzles
■  How to convert spray systems to low-volume drip
■  How to use free online tools to help you schedule your irrigation, design your      landscape, discover the best plants for our region, and more
 
 

Workshop Date:

Natomas
- August 26, 2017

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Converting Thirsty Lawns to Beautiful Beds

South Natomas Community Center
2921 Truxel Road, Sacramento CA 95833

Register at this link . . .

 
 

Workshop Date:

Lincoln
- May 27, 2017

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Converting Thirsty Lawns to Beautiful Beds

Sun City Lincoln Hills, Kilaga Springs Lodge
1167 Sun City Blvd., Lincoln, CA 95648

 
 

Designing Eco-Friendly Landscapes and Water-Wise Irrigation Systems

 
 



Learn how to:

■  Design a landscape that will provide year-round color, texture, and beauty
■  Create a landscape that fits your family's needs and lifestyle
■  Minimize the time and resources to maintain your landscape
■  Select and organize plants for optimum irrigation efficiency
■  Decide between sprinklers and drip for each area of your yard
■  Understand which irrigation parts are the most efficient, and why
■  Calculate water pressure and flow to ensure the system works beautifully
■  Use free resources to design and schedule irrigation systems
 
 

Workshop Date:

West Sacramento
- May 6, 2017

9 am to 12 pm

Designing Eco-Friendly Landscapes and Water-Wise Irrigation Systems

West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue,
West Sacramento, CA 95691

Register at this link . . .

 
 

Workshop Date:

Citrus Heights
- June 24, 2017

9 am to 12 pm

Designing Eco-Friendly Landscapes and Water-Wise Irrigation Systems

Citrus Heights Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square Drive,
Citrus Heights, CA 95621

 
 

WaterSmart Irrigation Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

 
 



Learn about the watershed-based approach to healthy landscapes:

■  Reducing run-off of water and pollutants from our yards and into waterways
■  Selecting, grouping, and spacing plants for our climate and conditions
■  Placing emitters and plant water needs from establishment to maturity
■  Converting and upgrading irrigation systems for efficient use of water,
     including sprinklers and low-volume drip
■  Using WaterSmart irrigation scheduling tools and resources
 
 

Workshop Date:

Citrus Heights
- June 10, 2017

9 am to 12 pm

WaterSmart Irrigation – Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

Citrus Heights Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square Drive,
Citrus Heights, CA 95621

 
 

Keeping Your Eco-Friendly Landscape Looking Great
with Less Water, Less Work and Fewer Chemicals

 
 



Learn how to:

■  What to do on a seasonal basis to keep your plants happy and healthy
■  How to get the upper hand in the war on weeds
■  How to maintain and adjust your drip system as your landscape matures
■  How to manage common plant diseases and insect pests
■  When fertilizer might be necessary, and when it's not
■  When to add compost and mulch
■  How and when to prune to keep your shrubs, ornamental grasses and
    
other plants looking their best

 
 

Workshop Date:

West Sacramento
- Apr. 15, 2017

9 am to 12 pm

Keeping Your Eco-Friendly Landscape Looking Great
with Less Water, Less Work and Fewer Chemicals


West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue,
West Sacramento, CA 95691

 
 

WaterSmart Irrigation Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

 
 



Learn about the watershed-based approach to healthy landscapes:

■  Reducing run-off of water and pollutants from our yards and into waterways
■  Selecting, grouping, and spacing plants for our climate and conditions
■  Placing emitters and plant water needs from establishment to maturity
■  Converting and upgrading irrigation systems for efficient use of water,
     including sprinklers and low-volume drip
■  Using WaterSmart irrigation scheduling tools and resources
 
 

Workshop Date:

Sacramento
- Apr. 8, 2017

9 am to 12 pm

WaterSmart Irrigation – Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

Arden Park Community Room, 1000 La Sierra Drive,
Sacramento, CA 95864
 
 

Designing Eco-Friendly Landscapes and Water-Wise Irrigation Systems

 
 



Learn how to:

■  Design a landscape that will provide year-round color, texture, and beauty
■  Create a landscape that fits your family's needs and lifestyle
■  Minimize the time and resources to maintain your landscape
■  Select and organize plants for optimum irrigation efficiency
■  Decide between sprinklers and drip for each area of your yard
■  Understand which irrigation parts are the most efficient, and why
■  Calculate water pressure and flow to ensure the system works beautifully
■  Use free resources to design and schedule irrigation systems
 
 

Workshop Date:

Elk Grove
- March 25, 2017

9 am to 12 pm

Designing Eco-Friendly Landscapes and Water-Wise Irrigation Systems

Elk Grove City Hall Council Chambers, 8400 Laguna Palms Way,
Elk Grove, CA 95758

 
Workshops are free of charge and sponsored by: City of Elk Grove, Elk Grove Water District, Laguna Creek Watershed Council,
Citrus Heights Water District, City of Citrus Heights, Sacramento Suburban Water District, Arden Park Homeowners Association
City of West Sacramento, Regional Water Authority (RWA), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), and EcoLandscape California
 

Did you miss one of the following WaterSmart Workshops in your area?

Inquire with your city or water provider for information about WaterSmart Landscapes and/or future workshops.
There are also many helpful resources on this website.

 
 

WaterSmart Irrigation Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

 
 


2016 Workshops

Free Workshops in Folsom, Elk Grove, Sacramento, Fair Oaks, and Citrus Heights
presented by EcoLandscape California’s Eco-Friendly Landscape and Irrigation Experts
 
 

Workshop Date:

Folsom
- March 26, 2016

9 am to 12 pm

WaterSmart Irrigation – Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St., Folsom, CA 95630
 
 

Workshop Date:

Fair Oaks
- April 9, 2016

9 am to 12 pm

WaterSmart Irrigation – Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

Fair Oaks Water District, Administrative Office, 10326 Fair Oaks Blvd.
(in Old-town Fair Oaks)  Fair Oaks, CA 95628

 
 

Workshop Date:

Elk Grove
- April 30, 2016

12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

WaterSmart Irrigation – Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

Elk Grove City Hall Council Chambers, 8400 Laguna Palms Way,
Elk Grove, CA 95758

 
 

Workshop Date:

Sacramento
- May 21, 2016

9 am to 12 pm

WaterSmart Irrigation – Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

Pannell Community Center, 2450 Meadowview Road,
Sacramento, CA 95832

 
 

Workshop Date:

Citrus Heights
- July 23, 2016

9 am to 12 pm

WaterSmart Irrigation – Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

Citrus Heights Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square Drive,
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
 
 

Workshop Date:

West Sacramento
- Nov. 19, 2016

9 am to 12 pm

WaterSmart Irrigation – Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue,
West Sacramento, CA 95691


 
Workshops are free of charge and sponsored by: Regional Water Authority (RWA), 
City of Sacramento, Fair Oaks Water District, City of Folsom, City of Elk Grove, Laguna Creek Watershed Council,
Elk Grove Water District, Citrus Heights Water District, City of Citrus Heights, CA American Water,
Sacramento Suburban Water District, City of West Sacramento and EcoLandscape California

Did you miss one of the following WaterSmart Workshops in your area?

Inquire with your city or water provider for information about WaterSmart Landscapes and/or future workshops.
There are also many helpful resources on this website.

 

2015 Workshops

Free Workshops in Citrus Heights, Rio Linda/Elverta, Roseville, West Sacramento, and Rocklin presented by EcoLandscape California’s Eco-Friendly Landscape and Irrigation Experts.  
 

Workshop Date:

Rio Linda/Elverta
- August 22, 2015

9 am to 12 pm

WaterSmart Irrigation – Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

Rio Linda Parks & Recreation Community Center, 810 Oak Lane,
Rio Linda, CA 95673

 
 

Workshop Date:

Citrus Heights
- Sept. 19
, 2015
9 am to 12 pm

WaterSmart Irrigation – Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

Citrus Heights Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square Drive,
Citrus Heights, CA 95621

 
 

Workshop Date:

West Sacramento
- October 3, 2015

9 am to 12 pm

WaterSmart Irrigation – Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water

West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue,
West Sacramento, CA 95691
 
 

Workshop Date:

West Sacramento
- October 24, 2015

9 am to 12 pm


WaterSmart Gardens – Converting Thirsty Lawns to Beautiful Beds

West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue,
West Sacramento, CA 95691

 

Workshops are free of charge and sponsored by: California Department of Water Resources (DWR), CA American Water,
Sacramento Suburban Water District, City of West Sacramento, Rio Linda/Elverta Community Water District,
Citrus Heights Water District, the City of Citrus Heights, and EcoLandscape California.

 

      


2015 Workshops
Workshop Dates:


Rocklin - June 27
9 am to 12 pm


West Sac. - July 25
9 am to 12 pm



WaterSmart Irrigation – Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water


Rocklin Community Center, 5480 5th Street, Rocklin, CA 95677
   (near Johnson-Springview Park) - new venue

  
West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento,
CA 95691

   

 

Workshop Date:

Roseville - July 11
10 am to 12 pm

3 Ways to Reduce Landscape Water Use

Roseville Utility Exploration Center, Mahany Park, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville, CA 95747

 




Workshop Dates:


Rocklin - July 18
9 am to 12 pm

Roseville - August 8
9 am to 12 pm

WaterSmart Gardens The ABCs of Converting Thirsty Lawns to Beautiful
Beds

Rocklin Event Center, Garden Room, 2650 Sunset Blvd., Rocklin, CA 95677


Roseville Utility Exploration Center, Mahany Park, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville, CA 95747

 

Workshops are free of charge and sponsored by: California Department of Water Resources (DWR), 
Placer County Water Agency, City of RocklinCity of RosevilleCity of West Sacramento, Rio Linda/Elverta Community Water District,
and EcoLandscape California


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