Professional Classes

Smartscape is comprehensive, research-based training program specifically designed for landscape and irrigation professionals in the fundamentals of design, installation, and maintenance of sustainable, desert-adapted landscapes and irrigation systems. Classes are taught by local industry experts, academics, and practitioners.

Workshops are for landscape professionals or representatives in areas such as:

  • Landscape Installation & Maintenance
  • Irrigation
  • Pest & Weed Control
  • Design/Architecture
  • Property Management
  • HOA/Neighborhood Associations
  • Nurseries
  • Groundskeeping for Schools/Parks, Multi-family, Commercial, Municipal
  • Students also welcome!

Attended by more than 4,000 industry professionals, Smartscape helps landscape and irrigation professionals move ahead of the competition and stay up to date on the latest industry trends, research, and practices. With informative classes, networking and marketing opportunities, Smartscape is an affordable way for professionals to strengthen their practice and innovate their business. Smartscape empowers landscape and irrigation professionals to build skills that will increase landscape water use efficiency, providing an opportunity to distinguish themselves from their competition, to provide their customers with quality service, and to take personal responsibility for a resource critical to the industry.

Participation is FREE. Seating is limited. Registration is required.


For more information, please visit the individual class pages. You may also contact the Pima County Smartscape Program office at 520.626.5161, or email

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Pima County Smartscape Program. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

Smartscape: A Training Program for Landscape Professionals™

Advanced Smartscape

Smartscape: Un Programa de Capacitación para Profesionales del Landscape™