2018 Water Wise Landscaping Series

Free classes presented by Round Rock’s Water Conservation Program

Round Rock’s Water Conservation Program has partnered with Texas AgriLife Extension’s Water University to hold a Water Wise Landscaping Series again this year! Come to all or one! Classes will be held at the Round Rock Public Library.

Weed’em and Reap: Weeds and Watering.  This class makes sense of two of the most challenging issues many homeowners face.  If you’re having trouble controlling unwanted plants in your lawn and landscape or if you’re confused about when to water and when to wait, we’re here to help.  Learn the best approach to managing weeds effectively without the over use of chemicals and your time so you can reap the rewards of a green environment.  Thistle be a great class for sure!
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: Round Rock Public Library, 221 E Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664 (Meeting Room A)

Cost: Free

Butterfly Gardening.  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!
Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: Round Rock Public Library, 221 E Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664 (Meeting Room A)

Cost: Free

Made for the Shade: Shade Gardening.  Are your trees throwing shade?  Does your landscape have problem areas where nothing seems to grow?  Do you have mature trees and areas where your turf is receding?  Don’t accept being shaded out!  Come learn about the many native and adapted plants that not only survive, but thrive in shadier spots along with tips and tricks to create beautiful shade gardens that beat the Texas heat.  We’ll also cover gardening under mature trees, as well as turf alternatives and hardscape options for low light areas.
Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: Round Rock Public Library, 221 E Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664 (Meeting Room B)

Cost: Free

*Please Note: The classes will not last the full 2 hours; at most, an hour and a half.  We just want to leave plenty of time for questions.

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