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Water-Wise Landscape Seminar: Transforming Your Lawn into a Xeriscape Garden
March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The lawn is your household’s biggest water consumer. A water-wise landscape can help you save more and spend less on your summer water bill. Attend this FREE workshop and learn how to give your home turf a water-wise overhaul with help from the experts.
We’ll cover how to:
- Select the best (and least problematic) areas of your lawn to convert
- Prepare your landscape for removing turfgrass
- Remove your grass
- Prepare your turf-less area for planting
- Select the best low-water perennials for your new garden bed
- Find the best irrigation solutions, and more!
*This seminar is a part of the City of Boulder’s Turf Replacement Program. Any City of Boulder resident that attends this seminar will be eligible to receive a FREE 200 square foot Garden In A Box, and a FREE spray to drip conversion kit. In order to receive these benefits, Boulder residents must first attend the seminar, and then following the seminar must convert 200 square feet or more of turf to Xeriscape or hardscape. For more information, visit the City of Boulder website.
Speaker: Alison Peck of Matrix Gardens