Advanced Smartscape


All professional-level classes build on the 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.  They are designed to address issues pertinent to landscape water conservation and education efforts unique to Tucson’s urban Sonoran Desert community and the surrounding areas in which the program participants live and work.

ALL COURSES ARE 3-PART MODULES

PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE ALREADY EARNED THEIR SMARTSCAPE CERTIFICATE

Please click on any class, below.  On the page that opens up, click “Register Now”.

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

Event Phone: 520-626-5161

  • Advanced Plant Identification & Maintenance for Pros – Part 1
    September 24, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Advanced Plant Identification & Maintenance for Pros – Part 2
    September 25, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Advanced Plant Identification & Maintenance for Pros – Part 3
    September 26, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

REGISTERING THROUGH THE REGISTER NOW BUTTON, ABOVE, SIGNS YOU UP FOR ALL THREE CLASSES IN THE SERIES Instructor Marcus White is the owner of Casa Blanca Horticultural Services, a landscape service and installation contractor, and Desert Natives Inc., grower of cacti and succulents.  He came to Southern Arizona in 1992 because of his attraction to (more…)

  • November 12, 2019 – November 14, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

In this three-part series, participants will receive in-depth knowledge about managing the trees in our urban desert community. Topics include structural assessment, stem strength, tree failure prevention, pruning, irrigation and general arboriculture science. Instructor Juan Barba is a Practicing and Consulting Arborist and the Owner of Juan J. Barba & Associates, Consulting Arboricultural Services. Climbing (more…)