Landscaping and Irrigation Workshops

Each spring and fall, the Water Conservation Office offers workshops designed to help residents learn how to use water more efficiently and still have an attractive yard.

The City of Chandler offers a variety of training workshops to aid customers in cultivating landscapes that are water-wise, beautiful and low-maintenance. Each workshop is taught by an expert in their field.

Each class is approximately two hours and includes time for Q & A’s. All workshops are free of charge, but advanced registration is required. Once registered, you will receive reminders and links to helpful handouts for each class.

Class listings, locations and links to online registration forms are found below. For more information, contact the Water Conservation Office.

 

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Come learn all about the process and benefits of turning yard waste and organic food scraps into vital nutrients for your soil. Compost reduces the need to water as often, as well as the need for commercial soil amendments and chemical fertilizers.

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Drip irrigation can be very efficient because it delivers the water very slowly. That also makes identifying problems a little tricky. Learn all the different components that go into a proper drip irrigation system. Learn the most common problems of a drip irrigation system and how to fix them.

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Have you fine-tuned your BHyve smart controller to optimize your landscape watering? It is likely that you could be saving more water by properly adjusting your settings. Learn how to program and optimize your BHyve smart irrigation controller to the fullest! This workshop will help guide you through setting up your controller so that you can water your landscape as efficiently as possible while maintaining a lush landscape.

Chandler resident? You could receive a rebate of up to $250 for purchasing and installing a smart irrigation controller.   

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Have you fine-tuned your Rachio smart controller to optimize your landscape watering? It is likely that you could be saving more water by properly adjusting your settings. Learn how to program and optimize your Rachio smart irrigation controller to the fullest! This workshop will help guide you through setting up your controller so that you can water your landscape as efficient as possible while maintaining a lush landscape.

Chandler resident? You could receive a rebate of up to $250 for purchasing and installing a smart irrigation controller. 

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Irrigation controllers can seem intimidating but they are actually very simple. Come learn five pieces of information that will help you create a complete watering program. Learn advanced programming of your controller to deliver the right amount of water at the right times.

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Adjusting your watering schedules more often saves water and is better for the landscape. The most accurate way is to adjust the watering each time based on the weather since the last time it watered. Learn how smart controllers do all this on their own and how to select the right controller for our region and your yard.

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Our southwest region is home to a multitude of wonderful herbal plants that enhance the beauty of your garden and your life.  Discover which native herbs are fun to include in your herb garden, as well as those that add exciting landscape interest and have a wide variety of uses.

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Are you noticing dry areas in your lawn? Are you confused about irrigation parts like valves or controllers? Do you think a "station" is only a channel on TV? Take the mystery out of watering your landscape by learning how often, how much, and how long you should water. You’ll also see how to operate an irrigation timer.

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