Water-Smart Workshop Series

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The Town of Queen Creek offers free workshops and classes to help you reduce your water use. All workshops/classes are free of charge to Town of Queen Creek utility customers, but advanced registration is required as space is limited. For more information, please call the Water Conservation Office at 480-358-3455 or email connie.speelman@queencreek.org. 


Saving Your Trees from Monsoon Damage
Saturday, June 23

9:00 a.m. - noon | Historic Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Rd.
Instructor: Cathy Rymer (ISA certified Arborist)

Just in time for monsoon season, this presentation will show you how to avoid common mistakes that contribute to tree failure in storms. You will learn the art and science of good pruning, how to keep your investments healthy, functional and looking great, and when to find a professional when needed.


 

 

Waterwise Gardening Made Easy
Saturday, Aug. 11

9:00 a.m. - noon | Historic Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Rd.
Instructor: Cathy Rymer (ISA certified Arborist)

Take advantage of this timely workshop to get your garden growing in our unique desert environment. You’ll discover the importance and details of soil preparation and how to overcome the challenges of our environment. Taught by a Master Gardener, you’ll learn how to select, plant and care for vegetables / herbs / fruits and citrus for a bountiful harvest. 

 


 

Right Plant, Right Place
Saturday, Aug. 25

9 a.m.-noon | Historic Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Rd.
Instructor: Ron Dinchak

Some plants do better in our desert environment than others. To keep your yard looking its best, learn how to select and care for plants that thrive well in our desert conditions.


 

The Dirt on Compost
Saturday, Oct. 20

9 a.m.-noon | Historic Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Rd.
Instructor: Kirti Mathura

Learn the basics of backyard composting.  Compost is the “black gold” essential to successful gardening with many herbs and vegetables.  Discover how easy it is to produce your own magical soil amendment and save space in our landfills.  Compost is also the perfect top-mulch to use around landscape plants.

 

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