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January 26, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pittsburg Library Community Room
80 Power Avenue
Pittsburg, CA 94565
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Replace Your Lawn With A Water-Smart Garden: Best Practices For Installation And Maintenance

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Learn to convert your thirsty lawn to a beautiful water-smart garden! The class will visit the beautiful Pittsburg Living Green Garden and learn the low-cost, SIMPLE method of lawn conversion, without digging up your old lawn! Instructor Patrice Hanlon, East Bay Times garden writer and Bay-Friendly Certified landscaper, has designed and maintained public gardens for over 20 years. This hands-on class will teach you how to create a site analysis of your space, choose plants to create a picturesque drought-tolerant garden, and guide you through the step-by-step process of lawn conversion. Additionally, you will learn techniques to keep your new garden happy and healthy, such as frost protection. We will also discuss creating your own year-round garden maintenance plan.