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Classes

Landscape Classes

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Demystifying Drip Irrigation

Mike Caron - USU Extension Aug 24 7:00-8:30 pm
Attend online or in person at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Come get practical advice for installing and operating a drip irrigation system for landscapes and gardens. Learn the basic components of a drip system, what types of drip are best suited for different landscape and garden situations, and how to determine the length of time a drip system should run.

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Fall Yard Care

Casey Finlinson - Central Utah Water Aug 31 7:00-8:00 pm
Attend online or in person at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Fall is the perfect time to work in the yard! Temperatures are a little more comfortable for both you and your plants. What are the types of things you should be doing out in the yard this time of year? Come to this class for ideas and tips on caring for your yard in the fall.

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Creating Waterwise Park Strips

Savannah Peterson - Central Utah Water Sep 07 7:00-8:00 pm
Attend online or in person at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Looking to switch out the lawn in your park strip for something more water-efficient? Attend this class to learn the five steps to reclaim your problem park strip. Discover plants that do well in park strips, and learn proper park strip maintenance. Get to know the details of the park strip conversion incentive now offered by Central Utah Water Conservancy District. Become eligible for a greater rebate just by attending this class.

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Introduction to Localscapes

Casey Finlinson - Central Utah Water Sep 14 7:00-8:00 pm
Attend online or in person at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Getting ready to install or upgrade your landscape? This introductory design class will show you the basics on how to landscape where you live. Learn what you can do to give your yard more curb appeal and reduce maintenance at the same time. Attending this class before Localscapes University is recommended but not required.

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Localscapes University

Casey Finlinson - Central Utah Water Sep 21 7:00-8:30 pm
Attend online or in person at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Learn how to apply the Localscapes method correctly to ensure you achieve all the benefits it can provide. We'll cover the five steps in detail, including landscape layout, irrigation basics, planting, and maintenance. Attending the Introduction to Localscapes class first is recommended but not required.

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Planting Bed Design

Casey Finlinson - Central Utah Water Sep 28 7:00-8:00 pm
Attend online or in person at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Once you have all the spaces laid out in your yard and have determined where all the planting beds are going to be, it's time to plan out what will be going in those beds. This class will help you gain a better understanding of how to design your planting beds by addressing principles such as bloom time, color schemes, plant groupings, mature size, and more!