Landscape and water Conservation Festival

Save the Date for our Annual Landscape and Water Conservation Festival!

Together with your local water providers, we bring you this free family-friendly festival where you can celebrate and learn more about water wise landscaping and water conservation through free workshops, demonstrations, and resources to help you be successful in achieving a water efficient home and yard. Read on to learn what's in store! 

Attend a Free Workshop! 

"Backyard Orchard Culture”- Tom Spellman

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Location: Board Room

Learn the basics to backyard fruit tree management and maintenance with local expert Tom Spellman from Dave Wilson Nursery. Tom will show you how to prolong the harvest of fruit at home! Register here for this fruit-tastic workshop! 

"Drought-Proof Your Landscape with Greywater" - Ty Teissere

Time: 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM | Location: Board Room 

Learn how you can save water and keep your garden green with greywater!

Greywater, water from sinks, showers, and washing machines is a great source of irrigation and can dramatically reduce your outdoor water use. Greywater systems are especially important in times of drought. Come learn about common and popular greywater systems, design considerations, water saving potential, costs, regulations, health and safety, soaps and products, and how to choose a system that is a good match for your home and landscape. Don't forget to sign up here because you don't want to miss this grey-ate workshop! 

“How to Attract Pollinators and Beneficial Insects to Your Garden” - UCCE Master Gardeners

Time: 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM | Location: Board Room 

Pollinators and beneficial insects are a part of our environment. Learn from the UCCE Master Gardener, Lucy Heyming, on the types of plants and flowers that will attract and keep them in your garden and other tips that provide support for benefical insects and pollinators in our region. Register for this workshop here to stay up to date on the latest buzz!  

“DIY Home Garden Design & Plant Selections from the Demo Garden” – Scott Kleinrock

Time: 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM | Location: Board Room 

Learn the basics of how to design a beautiful, yet simple-to-maintain, low-water home garden. We are here to help you tackle your next gardening project. Sign up here for this unbe-leaf-able workshop!

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All Day Fall Fun for Kids!

  • Visit the pumpkin patch 
  • Stop by for a FREE ice pop and get your face painted. 
  • Visit Sam, CBWCD's 100 lb tortoise! 
  • Get artsy and paint on a community mural!
  • Play free games and win prizes! Sponsored by your local water agencies.
  • Learn about water conservation and sustainable landscaping at the event's educational exhibits and workshops. 

Youth Entertainment:

Live Performance of “The Water Files" by acclaimed children's theater group, National Theatre for Children. Time: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM AND 12:45 AM - 1:15 PM | Location: Amphitheater 

Take pictures at our selfie booth and sing along with Queen Green!

Enter the Pumpkin Decorating Contest sponsored by Heroes and Legends Restaurant. Pick a pumpkin and decorate it! It's that easy. Judging takes place at 12:00 PM | Location: Park 

Create lovely autumn centerpieces with a pumpkin succulent centerpiece! Learn the process of how to plant to ensure each centerpiece lasts for a few months. Sign up here and get crafty this holiday season. Time: 11 AM -  2 PM | Location: Planting Tables

Free Drawings for Prizes & Giveaways!

All families will receive a raffle ticket upon entry and can receive free giveaways and amazing prizes! 

Made possible by our generous vendors and exhibitors, prizes up for grabs include:

  • Ultra-high efficiency toilets with installation
  • Smart irrigation control clock
  • Soil moisture sensing system
  • $50 gift certificates to O.F Wolinbarger Inc.
  • Rain barrel
  • Shade tree
  • Herb container garden
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Compost bins...and more!
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