Creating a Drought Tolerant Yard Workshop
Sat. Feb. 8, 2014   Hamilton_County_Soil_and_Water_Conservation_District
9 a.m. - Noon
Cool Creek Nature Center
2000 E. 151st St. Carmel, IN 46033
Cost: $10 per household
This is a Backyard Conservation program.

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Does the stress of summer drought periods take its toll on your yard?  Join HCSWCD for expert advice on how to prepare and manage for a healthy and beautiful landscape all summer long!

Sessions include:

9-9:50- Adapting your Landscape to a Changing Climate
Presented by: Kevin Tungesvick, Restoration Ecologist at Spence Restoration Nursery

10- 10:35- Trees, Shrubs, and Drought (species selection & care)
Presented by: Kathryn Mascaro, Hamilton County Master Gardener

10:35- 10:50- Water Catchment & Storage Ideas
Presented by: Claire Lane, Hamilton County SWCD Backyard Conservation Coordinator

11-11:50- Irrigation and Turf Management
Presented by: John Orick, Purdue Dept. of Hort. & Landscape Architecture

11:50-12:30- TENTATIVE Open Question and Answer Session
Take this time to get questions about YOUR lawn answered by our presenters.

This workshop is $10 per household (must reside at same address).
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged to guarantee your spot.

Questions? Contact Claire Lane at 317-773-2181
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Registration and payment options:

Mail registration form & check: Submit this REGISTRATION FORM & your check to address provided.

Online registration & credit card: http://droughtworkshop.eventbrite.com

 

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