The Triunfo Water & Sanitation District will present four free “Water Smart Summer” classes that discuss water-saving and drought-tolerant landscaping and gardening techniques. Each of the classes will be presented by a certified instructor from the Master Gardeners of Ventura County.
One-hour classes will be held on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. beginning on July 30. Classes are at Mae Boyar Park (130 Kanan Road) in Oak Park.
July 30: Replacing Your Lawn--Turf Removal Options
Different methods of removing a lawn and replacing it with a drought-tolerant garden. Drip irrigation discussion also included.
August 6: Fire-Smart and Water-Wise
Types of plantings that are both fire-smart and water-wise for a home garden; the importance of soil, microclimates, hydro-zones, mulch and irrigation.
August 13: Growing California Natives
How to grow a California native plant garden--when it's best to plant natives, their maintenance needs, and other information about drought-resistant plants.
August 20: Drought-Tolerant Gardening, Design and Maintenance
How to remove turf and other high water-consumptive landscaping and how to select, plant and maintain drought-tolerant alternatives.
Triunfo Water & Sanitation District holds free classes and workshops throughout the year on various water-related subjects. Space is limited. To reserve a spot in one of the upcoming classes, go to www.triunfowsd.com/Water-Smart-Summer.
Triunfo Water & Sanitation District
Triunfo Water & Sanitation District provides sewage collection services and wastewater treatment, supplies potable water, and treats and sells recycled water in the southeastern portion of Ventura County, including the communities of Oak Park, Lake Sherwood, Bell Canyon, and the Westlake Village and North Ranch portions of Thousand Oaks. The district covers approximately 50 square miles and serves a population of about 33,000. Visit www.triunfowsd.com.