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



Drip Irrigation Conversion and Installation
Sat Mar 3, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Fire Station 34, 1634 Las Plumas Ave, San Jose, CA 95133
Water-Efficient Edible Gardening Workshop
Sat Mar 3, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Menlo Park Senior Center, 110 Terminal Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025
Hardscape Design - Discover Sustainable Hardscapes That Help Protect Our Watershed
Sat Mar 10, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Public Works Services, 1400 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063
Gardening with Succulents
Sat Mar 10, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
North Coast County Water District, 2400 Francisco Blvd., Pacifica, CA 94044
Graywater: Laundry to Landscape 
Sat Mar 10, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Mitchell Park Community Center, El Palo Alto Room 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Rainwater Harvesting & Graywater Reuse
Wed Mar 14, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Open to the Public
Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave Millbrae, CA 94030
Part 1: Landscape Design (4-Part Series)
Thu Mar 22, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave, Mountain View, CA 94040
Water-Efficient Edible Gardening
Sat Mar 24, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 700 Alma Street, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Native/ Drought Tolerant Plants Installation and Maintenance
Sat Mar 24, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Fire Station 34 1634 Las Plumas Ave, San Jose, CA 95133
Designing Native Gardens
Sat Mar 24, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Mitchell Park Community Center, El Palo Alto Room, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Efficient Irrigation for Home Gardens
Sat Mar 24, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
ACWD Headquarters Board Room, 43885 S. Grimmer Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536
Lawn Replacement 101
Sat Mar 31, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Sunnyvale Senior Center, Laurel Room, 550 E Remington Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Part 2: Plant Selection (4-Part Series)
Thu Apr 5, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave, Mountain View, CA 94040
Water Conscious Tree Planting and Maintenance
Sat Apr 7, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 700 Alma Street, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Water-Wise Edible Gardening
Sat Apr 14, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Hayward City Hall Room 2A, 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541
Pruning Native Plants and Fruit Trees
Sat Apr 14, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Fire Station 15, 1248 S Blaney Ave, San Jose, CA 95129
Graywater Reuse: Laundry to Landscape
Sat Apr 14, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Sunnyvale Senior Center, Laurel Room, 550 E Remington Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Garden/ Irrigation Maintenance
Sat Apr 14, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Open to the Public
City of Milpitas, 455 E Calaveras Blvd., Room 140 Milpitas, CA 95035
Mini Lecture 1: Lawn Replacement 101 - Palo Alto Great Race for Saving Water
Sat Apr 14, 11:00 am - 11:30 am - Open to the Public
Palo Alto Baylands Athletic Center, 1900 Geng Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Mini Lecture 2: Easy-to-Grow Native Plants - Palo Alto Great Race for Saving Water
Sat Apr 14, 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm - Open to the Public
Palo Alto Baylands Athletic Center, 1900 Geng Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Water Wise Edible Gardening for Spring Season
Wed Apr 18, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
Brisbane City Hall Community Meeting Room, 50 Park Place, Brisbane, CA 94005
Part 3: Landscape Installation (4-Part Series)
Thu Apr 19, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave, Mountain View, CA 94040
Design It Yourself - Native Garden
Sat Apr 21, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Hayward City Hall Room 2A, 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541
Rainwater Harvesting
Sat Apr 21, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
San Mateo Public Library, Oak Room, 55 W. Third Avenue San Mateo, CA 94402
Drip Irrigation Conversion and Installation
Sat Apr 28, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Fire Station 4, 710 Leigh Ave, San Jose, CA 95128
Alternatives to Lawn
Sat Apr 28, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Open to the Public
Milpitas Senior Center, 40 N. Milpitas Blvd, Room 140
Part 4: Landscape Maintenance (4-Part Series)
Thu May 3, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave, Mountain View, CA 94040
Designing Native and Drought-Tolerant Gardens
Sat May 5, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Onetta Harris Center, 100 Terminal Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025
Rainwater Harvesting
Sat May 5, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
North Coast County Water District, 2400 Francisco Blvd., Pacifica, CA 94044
Native/ Drought Tolerant Plants Installation and Maintenance
Sat May 5, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Guadalupe Gardens Courtyard, 400 block, Seymour St., San Jose, CA 95110
Drought-Tolerant Planting & Design
Sat May 5, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Open to the Public
Milpitas Senior Center, 40 N. Milpitas Blvd, Room 140
Water-Efficient Edible Gardening
Sat May 12, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Sunnyvale Senior Center, Laurel Room, 550 E Remington Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Drought-Tolerant Planting & Design
Sat May 12, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Open to the Public
MUSD Board Room, is 1331 E Calaveras Blvd. Milpitas, CA 95035
Water Efficient Planting & Design
Wed May 16, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
ACWD Headquarters Board Room, 43885 S. Grimmer Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536
Design-it-Yourself - Native Garden
Wed May 16, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
340 Bonair Siding Conference Rooms H, D, L Stanford, CA 94305
Alternatives to Lawn
Wed May 16, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Open to the Public
Burlingame Main Library, 480 Primrose Road Burlingame, CA 94010
Double-Duty Plants - Integrating Edibles into your Existing Garden
Sat May 19, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Open to the Public
Public Works Services, 1400 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063
Native/ Drought Tolerant Plant Installation and Maintenance
Sat May 19, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Fire Station 4, 710 Leigh Ave, San Jose, CA 95128
Design It Yourself - Native Plant Landscape
Wed May 23, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Open to the Public
Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave Millbrae, CA 94030
Do-it-Yourself - Convert Spray Irrigation to Drip & Irrigation Maintenance Techniques
Thu May 24, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
340 Bonair Siding Conference Rooms H, D, L Stanford, CA 94305
Maintaining Native Gardens & Leak Detection
Sat May 26, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Mitchell Park Community Center, El Palo Alto Room, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Family Workshop: Attracting Good Bugs to Your Garden
Sat Jun 2, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Open to the Public
Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002