Replace Your Lawn: Designer in Residence Workshop Series this July
All Saturday Workshop times are 9:30 am. Join us for these informative workshops!
Saturday July 11, 2015
Design with Plant Communities in Mind with DIR Josh Link
Come learn how you can use naturally occurring plant communities in your yard to create a functional and authentic native California garden. Designer in Residence Josh Link will cover several different plant communities, highlighting appropriate locations and conditions for each community, as well as the common plant species found there. Understanding your local plant community provides a logical foundation from which to start selecting the ideal plants for your garden. By choosing appropriate and thoughtfully grouped plants, you will ensure a cohesive garden theme that will look coordinated and will also thrive for years to come.
Saturday July 18, 2015
Know Before You Go (Buy Plants) with DIR Rob Moore
Designer in Residence Rob Moore will be covering the basics of what you need to know before you start buying plants for your yard. Topics will include knowing your site such as soil type, sunlight, and micro habitats. He will also give an overview of site prep such as measuring your yard, hardscaping, irrigation, and of course turf removal. Join us for an informative talk that will be guided by questions that you bring!
Saturday July 25, 2015
Turf Rebate Do's and Don'ts with DIR Rama Nayeri
Designer in Residence Rama Nayeri will be speaking about the Do’s and Dont’s of Turf Rebates. Join us and find out what you need to know before you apply for your turf removal rebate. We’ll get your questions and concerns answered so you can take full advantage of your rebate while planting a beautiful native garden that will thrive for years to come. Come join the conversation and learn more to cash in on the many incentives available to help you convert your lawn to a garden.
Saturday August 1, 2015
Has Lush Left California? No! with DIR Susan Trindle
With the on-going drought and increasing removal of lawns and water hungry yards, it is easy to think that lush landscapes have left California. We, however, disagree! Join Designer in Residence Susan Trindle as she debunks this misconception about low water use gardens. She will highlight native plants that you can use to turn your garden into a lush, California native paradise for you to enjoy as a sanctuary!
The "Replace Your Lawn" (RYL) Workshop series will repeat this August!