Do you want to have the yard people envy on your street?
Come and learn basic design principles, plant placement, and all about the newest hardscape trends so you can “do it yourself” and save big! Transform your landscape into a beautiful low maintenance, water efficient landscape. Learn tips on how to use the ULandscapeIT tool on our website (WaterUniversity.tamu.edu) to become your own landscape designer!
Edible landscapes are one of the hottest trends in garden design! Utilizing areas in your landscape to grow edibles is a great way to add food to your table and reduce your grocery bill. This program teaches you how to incorporate edible plants into your home garden and landscape by taking advantage of their ornamental value. You will learn how herbs, fruits and vegetables can add to the colors and textures of your permanent landscape combining both aesthetics’ and functionalityEvent Details
Butterflies are welcomed visitors that bring the landscape alive with activity and help to pollinate our favorite plants. Learn tips to create butterfly habitat in your landscape by introducing a water source and feeders, as well as how to select the right plants as host species for caterpillars. We’ll also talk about our favorite native and adapted flowers that provide long lasting blooms as nectar sources to help your garden take flight!Event Details
This class is a barrel of fun! Rainwater is the best water for your lawn, landscape or vegetable garden; Divert it, Save it, Use it! Come learn the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and reduce the effect your storm water has on the environment. Participants will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home. This class is hands on “DIY” where each participant will build and take home a 55-gallon rain barrel at $50 dollars each. Rain barrels are recycled food-grade containers and are roughly 24” wide by 36” tall.Event Details
Compost is absolutey can buy, but you don’t have to! Learn how to make high quality compost at home using materials most folks throw aely one of the best soil amendments monway. This class gives you the “dirt” on the most effective composting methods with a focus on practical techniques and “piles” of problem solving tips to get your compost system back to its peak.Event Details