Landscape Classes & Resources

You can design a landscape that conserves water as well as energy!

Free Sustainable Landscape Classes

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Designing Your Drought Tolerant Landscape with Juanita Salisbury

Tuesday, November 29 at 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Zoom

Switching to a drought tolerant landscape is a great way to see tremendous water savings! Join us to learn how you can redesign your yard and learn more about what the landscape conversion process entails. Register for the webinar here!

Workshop Topics:

  • Garden design
  • Water wise landscapes
  • Lawn conversion
  • Drought tolerant plants

2- Day DIY Lawn Busters Workshop with Our City Forest

Friday, December 16, 6:00 – 7:00 PM on Zoom & Saturday, December 17, 9:30 – 12:30 PM in Milpitas

Join Our City Forest’s Lawn Busters team to learn more about the design and conversion process to take your traditional high-water use turf to a drought tolerant landscape! The workshop consists of an online presentation and an in-person, hands-on session to go over the conversion process. All participants at the hands-on training will receive 50% off plants purchased at Our City Forest’s Community Nursery in San Jose.

Click here to learn more and register for the event!

Workshop Topics:

  • Landscape design
  • Water wise plant selection
  • Sheet mulching
  • Water efficient irrigation practices

Videos of Previous Classes

View videos of past classes and learn how to create and maintain water-wise landscapes.