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

 

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All Classes and Events



Using Compost in Your Garden Can Save Water
Wed Sep 25, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
Milpitas Senior Center: 40 N. Milpitas Blvd. Milpitas, CA 95035 (Room 140)
Irrigation Leak Detection & Equipment Upgrades
Thu Sep 26, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
Mountain View Community Center, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mountain View 94040
Design a California Friendly Theme Garden
Thu Oct 3, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
1400 Broadway, Redwood City
Water Efficient Organic Edible Garden
Thu Oct 3, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
San Mateo Library - Oak Room, 55 W. 3rd Ave., San Mateo, CA 94402
Rainwater Harvesting
Sat Oct 5, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Sunnyvale Senior Center: 550 E. Remington Dr, Sunnyvale CA 94088 (Laurel Room)
Design it Yourself Native Plant Landscape
Sat Oct 5, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Hayward City Hall 777 B Street Room 2A
Rainwater harvesting: Rain Gardens, Rain Barrels, and Cisterns
Wed Oct 9, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
Milpitas Senior Center: 40 N. Milpitas Blvd. Milpitas, CA 95035 (Room 140)
Gardening with Succulents
Sat Oct 12, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Milpitas Senior Center: 40 N. Milpitas Blvd. Milpitas, CA 95035 (Room 140)
California Natives
Sat Oct 19, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Sunnyvale Senior Center: 550 E. Remington Dr, Sunnyvale CA 94088 (Laurel Room)
Rainwater Harvesting
Sat Oct 19, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
ACWD Headquarters, 43885 S. Grimmer Blvd. Fremont, CA 94538
Step by Step Composting
Sat Oct 19, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Burlingame Main Library, 480 Primrose Rd., Burlingame
Harvesting Rainwater and Building a Raingarden
Wed Oct 23, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
50 Park Place, Brisbane, CA
Native Plants and Pollinator Gardens
Wed Oct 23, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Open to the Public
Millbrae Library, 1 Library Avenue, Millbrae
The Perks of California Native Wildflowers
Thu Oct 24, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
Mountain View Community Center, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mountain View 94040
Edible Gardening
Sat Oct 26, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Hayward City Hall 777 B Street Room 2A
Build a Raingarden
Sat Oct 26, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
1400 Broadway, Redwood City
Intro to Plant Selection
Tue Oct 29, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
MPWD District Office 3 Dairy Lane, Belmont, CA 94002
Soil, Compost, and Mulch, Oh My!
Sat Nov 2, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Hayward City Hall 777 B Street Room 2A
DIY Native and Drought Tolerant Landscape Design
Sat Nov 2, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
NCCWD, 2400 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica 94044
Maintaining Healthy Landscapes
Thu Nov 7, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
Mountain View Community Center, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mountain View 94040
Design it Yourself Native Plant Landscape
Sat Nov 9, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Milpitas Senior Center: 40 N. Milpitas Blvd. Milpitas, CA 95035 (Room 140)
Gardening with Succulents
Sat Nov 16, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Sunnyvale Senior Center: 550 E. Remington Dr, Sunnyvale CA 94088 (Laurel Room)
Pruning and Making New Plants from Old
Sat Nov 23, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Mitchell Park Library, El Palo Alto Room 3700 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303
Rainwater harvesting: Rain Gardens, Rain Barrels, and Cisterns
Sat Dec 7, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Mitchell Park Library, El Palo Alto Room 3700 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303
Water Efficient Organic Edible Garden
Sat Dec 14, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
NCCWD, 2400 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica 94044