FREE Green Living Series:
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 .
Spring 2017 Schedule
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Saturday, February 4th | 10 a.m. to Noon
The Sonoran Desert is one of the most ecologically diverse deserts in the world with more than 2,000 native plant species. At one time, many of these plants were important sources of food and medicine for indigenous people. Get a whole new appreciation for desert-adapted plants by learning about which ones are good to eat.
*Please keep in mind that information shared in this class does not constitute medical or dietary advice.
Cacti Succulents for Desert Gardens
Wednesday, February 22nd | 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Get familiar with a wide variety of cacti and succulents that can add beauty and interest to your desert landscape. These plants are drought tolerant and low maintenance, yet provide a range of color, texture, and size – who could ask for more? Learn how to use them for maximum effect in your garden.
Welcome Wildlife to Your Yard
Saturday, March 11th | 10 a.m. to Noon
Everyone needs a home and desert wildlife are no different. An emerging trend in urban gardening is a return back to our desert roots through the use of native plants and sustainable landscape practices. If you build it (habitat) they (wildlife) will come! Give desert wildlife a new lease on life and in your garden by creating a welcoming habitat.
Irrigation Repair & Maintenance
Saturday, April 8th | 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Now is the time to do an irrigation check-up so that it’s in tip-top shape for the long summer. An irrigation expert will cover basic irrigation repair and seasonal maintenance that will keep your system and plants happy all summer long.
Fall 2016 Schedule
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- Vegetable Gardening In Tune with the Desert
- Lawn Alternatives
- Healthy Soil = Happy Plants
- Simple Cents Home Efficiency