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    Smartscape Series

    Smartscape: A Training Program for Landscape Professionals™ consists of nine workshops taught by University of Arizona faculty and local business professionals. They provide informative, research-based instruction designed to promote best landscape management practices for the urban Sonoran Desert…

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    Advanced Smartscape

    Advanced Smartscape classes build on the basic instruction offered in Smartscape: A Training Program for Landscape Professionals™ by expanding the subject matter to provide a broader and/or deeper knowledge in given areas of interest…

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    Smartscape Español

    Smartscape en Español es el equivalente al programa de Smartscape: A Training Program for Landscape Professionals™. Este programa se compone de nueve clases de entrenamiento impartidos por la Universidad de Arizona y por profesionales de negocios locales. Estas clases…

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    Turf Irrigation Management

    The Turf Irrigation workshop is designed for those in the Green Industry responsible for the maintenance of large turf areas. The workshop teaches the basic biology of turfgrass, environmental and cultural factors that affect irrigation, irrigation auditing…

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    Residential Classes

    SmartScape is pleased to offer practical landscape water conservation classes for the residents of Pima County and surrounding communities. All classes are based on the principles of Xeriscape and Best Management Practices for creating and maintaining water-smart home landscapes.

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SmartScape is WaterSmart!

The University of Arizona/Pima County Cooperative Extension SmartScape Program is a landscape water conservation and education program. We provide workshops, seminars and field instruction specifically designed for Green Industry professionals and residential water users in the Tucson area. Our goal is to promote efficient water use in the landscape which in turn has the potential to create savings in water, cost, maintenance and energy.

PARTICIPATION IS FREE!

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NATIONAL MAYOR’S CHALLENGE FOR WATER CONSERVATION! Apr. 1-30

Pledge online to save water in the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. Tucson was #1 in 2013.  Let’s repeat!  April 1-30, 2014  CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MONTH COMMUNITY TALKS – APRIL 3, 10, 22, 29

Landscape Architecture Month Community Talks HIMMEL PARK LIBRARY 1035 NORTH TREAT AVE. 7 P.M. – 8 P.M APRIL 3, 2014 Neighborhood Green Infrastructure Irene Ogata, RLA, ASLA: City…

Drip Irrigation – Emitters & Tubing Maintenance

Twice a year, move drip emitters/emission points away from the bases of the plants.  Most of the emission points should be located near the drip line (canopy edge)…

COOPERATIVE EXTENSION CELEBRATES 100 YEARS!

The 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914 which officially created the national Cooperative Extension System will take place in 2014. This celebration will highlight Extension’s…