Classes

Online or in a classroom, Metropolitan offers free classes in landscape design and irrigation principles. Courses include plant selection and care, irrigation controller programming and scheduling.  Mini-tutorials offer a chance to brush up on key points of water-wise gardening.

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Residential California Friendly® Landscape Training

This class is offered by some water providers.  Enter your zip code in the "Find Classes in Your Area" box to see if there is a class near you.  Topics covered:

 

  • Why Should We Make Changes? A Sustainable Approach to Gardening
  • Where Do We Get Our Water?
  • Rethinking Elements of Your Site
  • Right Plant, Right Place
  • Using Rainwater as a Resource
  • Manage Your Irrigation
  • California Friendly® Garden examples

Residential Turf Removal Class

This class is offered by some water providers.  Click on the "Find Classes in Your Area" box to see if there is a class near you.

Find Classes In Your Area

 

The Metropolitan Water District and our member agencies are currently offering California Friendly® Landscape Training and Turf Removal Classes. Residents must register with their local water agency before attending a class.

To find your member agency, register for a class, or find additional classes, follow the link below. This search only finds providers in Metropolitan Water District’s service area.

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