1. Look at These Beautiful Photos of Local Lawn to Garden Projects

    Take a look at these photos of Lawn to Garden projects completed within the Contra Costa Water District. We have "before and after" photos of more than 20 yards from throughout the District. Not only do they look great, but these gardens save water. Look at These Beautiful Gardens
  2. Car Wash Coupons Help You Save Money & Water

    Our "Smart Wash Car Wash" help you save money and water. All the car washes listed recycled their water, and the coupons save you money. Just print the coupon, and your car will look great. Get your car wash coupons
  3. Video Highlights New California Natives At Bette Boatmun Conservation Garden

    Our latest video highlights the renovation of the Bette Boatmun Conservation Garden with new California native drought-tolerant plants. The garden is located at CCWD District Center, 1331 Concord Ave. in Concord, CA. Take A Look At Our New Video
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  1. August 27

    Sheet Mulching and Plant Selection Mini Talk Get your questions answered on composting, sheet mulching, plant selection and more. Master Composter and Gardening Educator Lori Caldwell will be tabling and teaching at the Urban Farmer in Richmond (2121 San Joaquin St.). Lori will be on hand from 1:00 to 3:30 PM with a 30 minute mini-talk specifically on the benefits and how to of sheet mulching at 2:00 PM.
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  2. September 10

    Efficient Irrigation in the Garden Join the PH Instructional Garden staff in the Garden for a class on efficient irrigation systems for your garden given by Seth Wright, a Bay Friendly certified landscape contractor with 20 years experience.
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  3. September 10

    Succulent Pots and Plants (Maker Series workshop by RBG and Walnut Creek Recreation) Want to make a planter for a succulent? You can make your own out of clay, and then learn how to plant your own succulent at The Ruth Bancroft Garden! You'll create a planter at the Ceramics studio in Civic Park, choose a glaze for the planter, and then meet again at The Ruth Bancroft Garden to plant your own succulent. $20 supply fee due at first class: includes the clay, glaze, soil, one succulent plant, top dressing, and two firing processes. Instructor Rana Nassar
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