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Water-Saving Seminars

Date: July 25, 2017

Using less water is not only good for the environment; itis also great for saving some extra dollars.

The Fort Worth Water Department, in partnership with theTexas AgriLife Extension Service, is hosting a series of free seminars,highlighting the “how to of water-saving landscapes.”


Through these seminars attendees will learn:

·How to keep landscapes healthy even with waterrestrictions

·How to plan and grow a water-saving garden/landscape

·How to perform irrigation check-ups; make minor repairsand adjustments to your system

·Why drip irrigation is the most efficient irrigationmethod

Seminar Schedule

All seminars take place from 6 to 8 p.m. insidethe Fort Worth Botanic Garden Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.


Water Efficient Irrigation

Date: Aug. 3, 2017

Learn how to make very basic hands on repairs& maintenance to home automatic sprinkler systems, how your sprinklersystem operates and its components as well as how to program and reprogram yoursprinkler controller utilizing the best and most efficient ways to water yourlandscape like, the soak and cycle method and other water efficiency practices.

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Lawn Care Maintenance

Date: Sept. 7, 2017

Proper lawn care maintenance is a key component toa healthy lawn. This program covers basic lawn maintenance practices andselecting the right turf grass to improve the health and longevity of yourlandscape. You will learn how to maintain your landscape using less water,fertilizers and pesticides

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Date: Oct. 19, 2017

This program teaches the composting process, thedifferent types and methods of composting, as well as how to compost and itsimportance.

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The Edible Landscape

Date: Nov. 2, 2017

Why water and mow what you can’t eat? Utilizingareas in your landscape to grow edibles is a way to add food on your table andreduce your grocery bill. This program teaches you how to incorporate edibleplants into your home garden and landscape. You will learn how herbs, fruitsand vegetables can add to the colors and textures of your permanent landscapecombining both aesthetics’ and functionality.

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