FREE Green Living Series:
FREE Seed Library
The Valley Permaculture Alliance (VPA) Seed Library aims to increase biodiversity of locally adapted seeds in the Valley of the Sun by providing open pollinated heirloom seeds, encouraging people to garden, and sharing knowledge of seed saving and permaculture. Come and select up to 3 packets of free seeds, and then once you harvest seeds you can return them to us as well. The Seed Library is held on the second Saturday of the month, starting in January 2015, at the Glendale Main Library’s lobby (5959 W. Brown St.) from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. For more details, check out Valley Permaculture Alliance Seed Library.
Glendale Green Living Series
Get inspired, informed and save on energy and water. The Glendale Conservation & Sustainable Living Office offers a Green Living series of free classes in the spring and fall. Green Living classes take place in the Auditorium at the Glendale Main Library (5959 W. Brown St.). Register at 623-930-3760 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Fall 2016 Schedule
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Saturday, September 24th | 10 a.m. to Noon
Here in the low desert we are lucky enough to have two growing seasons- fall and spring. Gardening expert, Carol Stuttard, will help you master vegetable gardening this fall. Learn about plant selection, soil preparation, and seasonal tips to give your garden the kick-start it needs for producing homegrown vegetables.
Saturday, October 8th | 10 a.m. to Noon
Would you like to have a low maintenance and water friendly yard that still has “green” appeal? Landscape expert, Jo Miller, will talk about several organic ground cover alternatives to grass that will be green and lean in water use.
Health Soil = Happy Plants
Wednesday, November 2nd | 6 to 7:30 p.m.
A productive garden begins with good soil! Creating a healthy soil for your garden is key to long term plant success. Good soil improves the vigor of your plants and reduces the need for excessive watering. Pam Perry, gardening educator and enthusiast, will walk you through the steps to improving your soil condition.
Simple Cents Home Efficiency
Wednesday, December 7th | 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Are you interested in learning some simple tips on ways to improve your home’s energy and water efficiency? If so, this class is for you. Simple Cents Home Efficiency will offer you simple ways to save energy, water, and money in your home. Glendale Residents that attend the class will receive free energy-and water- efficiency devices!*
*classes and devices are funded by the Energy Efficiency & Conservation Block Grant Program
Spring 2016 Schedule
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- Landscape Design
- Container Gardening
- Glendale Garden Gathering
- Desert Tree Care & Demonstration
- Irrigation Basics Explained