Smartscape Series


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Smartscape: A Training Program for Landscape Professionals™ consists of eight classes 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.

This FREE series is designed for landscape professionals who are responsible for the health and beauty of landscapes in their care.

For example: Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Irrigation, Designers/Architects, Nursery, HOA/Neighborhood Association Representatives, Property Managers, Groundskeepers for Schools/Parks, Multi-Family, Commercial, and Municipal. Students are also welcome!

Dates: August 2 – September 6, 2018

Days: Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

NO CLASS ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 28 (election day)

Please Note – New Location: Ellie Towne Community Center: 1660 W. Ruthrauff Rd.

Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Pima Smartscape Program at 520-626-5161. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.



REGISTERING FOR ONE CLASS SIGNS YOU UP FOR ALL CLASSES IN THE SERIES


If making up class(es), please call Debbie @ 626-5161.  Do not register here.

  • Plants, Soils, & Water
    January 8, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Maintaining Desert Adapted Plants
    January 10, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Landscape Irrigation Systems
    January 15, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Landscape Water Management
    January 17, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Landscape Design & Renovation
    January 22, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Plant Selection & Installation
    January 24, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Desert Adapted Plants
    January 29, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Plant Disorders
    January 31, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Exam
    February 5, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Certificates and Tucson Water Presentation
    February 7, 2019
    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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