Landscape Classes

Landscape Education Classes are offered in the Spring and Fall of each year.

Learn how to garden beautifully while reducing your water use.  BAWSCA’s Landscape Education Classes are designed to introduce homeowners, commercial property managers, landscape service providers, and others to the concepts of water-efficient and sustainable landscaping.

 

FREE Classroom Lectures and Hands-On Workshops focus on:

  • Sustainable Landscaping
    • Understanding Water-Use Efficiency in the Landscape
    • Use of California Native and Drought Tolerant Plants
    • Creating Healthy Soil
  • Alternatives to Lawn
  • Habitat Gardening
  • Edible Landscaping
  • Water Efficient Irrigation Practices
  • Parent/Child Gardening Workshop


Water Conservation 101

Learn how to reduce your water consumption, help our local water shortage, and save money! BAWSCA’s Water Conservation 101 classes present important facts and updates on the recent water restrictions, ways to check and control your own home water usage, and how to take advantage of rebate and resource opportunities.

 

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All Classes and Events



Part 1: Garden Design + Plant Selection
Wed Aug 29, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
Mountain View Public Library - 585 Franklin St., Mountain View (1st Floor Program Room)
Native Plants- Planting, Pruning and Maintenance
Sat Sep 15, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Guadalupe Gardens Courtyard - 411 Seymour St., San Jose, CA 95110
Rainwater Harvesting
Sat Sep 15, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm - Open to the Public
LEAF Center - 36501 Niles Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536
Part 2: Garden Installation
Wed Sep 19, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
Mountain View Public Library - 585 Franklin Street., CA 94040 (1st floor Program Room)
Designing Native and Drought-Tolerant Gardens
Sat Sep 22, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Sunnyvale Senior Center - 550 E Remmington Dr.. Sunnyvale, CA 94087 (Laurel Room)
Native and Drought Tolerant Plants-Planting Techniques and Sheet mulching
Sat Sep 29, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Independence High School - 617 N Jackson Ave., San Jose, CA 95133
Part 3: Garden Maintenance
Wed Oct 17, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
Mountain View Public Library - 585 Franklin St. Mountain View, CA 94041 (1st floor Program Room)
Converting to Drip Irrigation
Sat Oct 20, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Fire Station 14 - 1201 San Tomas Aquino Rd., San Jose, CA 95117
Rainwater Harvesting & Graywater Reuse
Sat Oct 27, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Sunnyvale Senior Center 550 E Remmington Dr.. Synnyvale, CA 94087 (Laurel Room)
Native and Drought Tolerant Plants- Planting Techniques
Sat Nov 3, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Fire Station 14 - 1201 San Tomas Aquino Rd, San Jose, CA 95117
Family Workshop: Attracting Good Bugs to Your Garden
Sat Nov 10, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Sunnyvale Senior Center - 550 E Remmington Dr.. Sunnyvale, CA 94087 (Laurel Room)
Irrigation Maintenace and Leak Detection
Wed Nov 14, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
Mountain View Public Library - 585 Franklin St. Mountain View, CA 94041 (1st floor Program Room)
Water-Efficient Edible Gardening
Thu Nov 15, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
ACWD Headquarters - 43885 S. Grimmer Blvd., Fremont, CA 94530