Creating a Water-Wise Landscape

Students will understand the process for removing or reducing existing turf, amending soil, creating hydrozones, adjusting irrigation, and planting and maintaining appropriate plants. Data relating to the effects of this historic drought and the importance of making wise decisions concerning landscape development and plant material will be shared along with a discussion of the 7-Steps to a Water-Wise Landscape.

Dates:  Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Time:  5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Location:  MOVED to CMAC, 1555 Van Ness at Calaveras

Fee:  $25. Class No. 36893. Registration recommended by January 27.

Water-wise series: register for all three courses for the package price of $65.

Instructor: Susan Stiltz is a Landscape Specialist for the City of Fresno’s Water Conservation Program and a private landscape designer and consultant specializing in water-wise, low-maintenance, sustainable gardens that are Central Valley Friendly.  She has a B.S. degree in Plant Science from Fresno State.  She was formerly with Tree Fresno and is a Certified Arborist and Master Gardener. She is the volunteer Garden Consultant for the Clovis Botanical Garden and is a board member for Fresno Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation.