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



Natural Pest Deterrent
Sat Mar 7, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Sunnyvale Senior Center, Laurel Room, 550 E. Remington Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Planting Your Coastal Edible Garden
Sat Mar 7, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
NCCWD, 2400 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica 94044
Harvesting Rainwater and Building a Rain Garden
Sat Mar 7, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Open to the Public
Barbara Lee Senior Center (Rm.140) 40 N. Milpitas Blvd Milpitas, CA 95035
Design 101 – How to Get Started
Sat Mar 14, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Mitchell Park Library, El Palo Alto Room, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Gardening with Succulents
Sat Mar 21, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Sunnyvale Senior Center, Laurel Room, 550 E. Remington Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Water-Efficient Organic Edible Gardening
Sat Mar 21, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Hayward City Hall, 777 B Street, Room 2A
Water Efficient Organic Edible Gardening
Sat Mar 21, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Open to the Public
Barbara Lee Senior Center (Rm.140) 40 N. Milpitas Blvd Milpitas, CA 95035
Spring Landscaping Essentials
Thu Mar 26, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
Redwood City Public Works, 1400 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063
The Perks of California Wildflowers
Sat Mar 28, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Hayward City Hall, 777 B Street, Room 2A
Water-Efficient Organic Edible Gardening
Wed Apr 1, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Open to the Public
Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave, Millbrae, CA 94030
Drought-Tolerant Habitat Gardens
Sat Apr 4, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Open to the Public
Barbara Lee Senior Center (Rm.140) 40 N. Milpitas Blvd Milpitas, CA 95035
Water-Efficient Organic Edible Garden
Wed Apr 8, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
Stanford University, 340 Bonair Siding Rd., Room H, D &L, Stanford 94305
Eco-Conscious Gardening for Wildlife
Thu Apr 9, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
Redwood City Public Works, 1400 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063
Landscape Conversion 101
Sat Apr 11, 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 Gardening
Sat Apr 25, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Redwood City Public Works, 1400 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063
Gardening with Succulents
Wed Apr 29, 6:00 pm - 8:00 am - Open to the Public
Brisbane City Hall, 50 Park Place, Brisbane 94005
Pt. 1 Landscape redesign: How to pick plants and materials for a healthy landscape.
Thu Apr 30, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
Redwood Hall, Mountain View Community Center, 201 S Rengstorff Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040
Pt. 2 Ready, set, install! Tips on planting, watering devices, and permeable materials.
Thu May 7, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Open to the Public
Redwood Hall, Mountain View Community Center, 201 S Rengstorff Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040
Sustainable Edible Garden
Sat May 9, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
NCCWD, 2400 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica 94044
Gardening with Succulents
Sat May 9, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Open to the Public
Barbara Lee Senior Center (Rm.140) 40 N. Milpitas Blvd Milpitas, CA 95035
Design It Yourself Native Plant Landscape
Wed May 13, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Open to the Public
Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave, Millbrae, CA 94030
Rainwater Harvesting 101: Rain Gardens & Rain Barrels
Sat May 16, 9:00 am - 11:30 am - Open to the Public
Burlingame Main Library, 480 Primrose Rd. Burlingame, CA 94010
NEW DATE: Gardening with Succulents
Sat May 16, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Hayward City Hall, 777 B Street, Room 2A
Maintaining Water-Efficient Gardens and Irrigation Leak Detection
Sat May 16, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - Open to the Public
ACWD Headquarters, 43885 S. Grimmer Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538
Pt. 3 Maintaining your landscape for years to come.
Thu May 21, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Open to the Public
Redwood Hall, Mountain View Community Center, 201 S Rengstorff Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040
Edible Gardens
Sat May 30, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Sunnyvale Senior Center, Laurel Room, 550 E. Remington Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Family Workshop: Attracting Good Bugs to Your Garden
Sat Jun 6, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
Burlingame Main Library, 480 Primrose Rd. Burlingame, CA 94010
The Secrets to Successful Succulent Gardening
Sat Jun 6, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open to the Public
NCCWD, 2400 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica 94044