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Build Your Own Drip System
Wednesday, May 01, 2019 from 5:30 PM until 7:30 PM (Event Full)

Drip irrigation systems are relatively inexpensive and easy to install, simple to design and effectively reduce water waste. Learn how to design, construct and maintain a drip system in this hands-on class.

Discover Water-wise Plants
Saturday, May 04, 2019 from 9:30 AM until 11:30 AM (Event Full)

Walking into a garden center can be daunting, especially if you don’t know what you need. We have decades of experience growing plants suited to Aurora. Join us in the Aurora Water-wise Garden and we’ll show you our top recommended trees, shrubs, perennials and grasses.

Water-wise Landscape Design
Wednesday, May 08, 2019 from 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM (Event Full)

Have these winter months been spent watching home improvement shows and thumbing through magazines for landscape ideas? Put those dreams onto paper as you learn to plan and draw your own water-wise landscape using basic design principles. You’ll be able to draw a site map and get started on your design.  This course is required for Aurora Water customers participating in our free design consultation service.


Sprinkler System Refresh
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM (Event Full)

Each month, you should take a look at your sprinkler system to ensure it’s working properly. Get to know your system components, tune up your sprinkler system for maximum efficiency and learn how to check for leaks in this hands-on class. 

Installing Your Water-wise Landscape
Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 9:30 AM until 11:30 AM (Event Full)

Are you ready to get started on a low-water landscape? Learn the practical steps from removing sod to installing a landscape suited to Aurora’s climate. If you plan on converting your own yard, this is your class.  

Composting
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 5:30 PM until 7:30 PM (Event Full)

Create magic when you recycle kitchen and yard waste. Compost enriches soil, retains moisture and suppresses plant diseases and pests. We’ll take you through the necessary steps for successfully composting at home. 

Seven Principles of a Water-wise Yard (21 Available Spots)
Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM

You know you want to convert to a low-water yard, but where do you start? Knock your creativity into gear as we introduce the necessary foundations of creating a functional water-wise landscape. Also included -- landscape ideas as well as the beautiful and resilient plants that replace thirsty turf.  

Upcoming Event: Discover Water-wise Plants (15 Available Spots)
Saturday, June 01, 2019 from 9:30 AM until 11:30 AM

Walking into a garden center can be daunting, especially if you don’t know what you need. We have decades of experience growing plants suited to Aurora. Join us in the Aurora Water-wise Garden and we’ll show you our top recommended trees, shrubs, perennials and grasses.

Upcoming Event: Installing Your Water-wise Landscape (10 Available Spots)
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 from 5:30 PM until 7:30 PM

Are you ready to get started on a low-water landscape? Learn the practical steps from removing sod to installing a landscape suited to Aurora’s climate. If you plan on converting your own yard, this is your class.  

Upcoming Event: Rain Barrels and Water Harvesting (6 Available Spots)
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 5:30 PM until 7:30 PM

Learn how to divert, collect and use rainwater with rain barrels and other simple water techniques.