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Conservation Landscaping Tour

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Please join us for our 6th annual Conservation Landscaping Tour this Sunday, August 11th in the Tahoe Keys. 

Experience waterwise landscapes & gardens

Conservation presentations & information

Live music & lite refreshments

Bring the whole family!



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Sustainable Landscaping Workshops

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Sustainable Landscaping Workshop August 27

July 16 & August 27th, 6-8pm

South Tahoe PUD   1275 Meadow Crest Dr., SLT

These are FREE workshops, open to the public. Join us to hear information that will help you save money!

  • Water saving technology & practices
  • water-wise landscaping
  • turf removal techniques & re-landscaping ideas
  • yard fertility practices for healthier turf & cleaner water
  • irrigation scheduling, & much more!!

Conservation Landscaping Tour

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Sunday August 11, 1-5pm

Tickets available event day, 1-3pm at the Tahoe Keys POA Pavilion, 356 Ala Wai Blvd., SLT

$10/adult, kids & youth FREE

Light refreshments & live music!!!!


Invasive Weeds Workshop

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m @ Lake Tahoe Community College

See the workshop flyer for details!

This workshop is free but registration is required to ensure there is space available for all registrants.

Anderson thistleLearn about the biology and reproduction of invasive plants.
• Learn how to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive weeds.
• Regional experts will provide hands-on identification of thistles,
knapweeds, toadflax species and other terrestrial weeds of concern in
the Lake Tahoe area.



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Green Thumb Gardening Workshops are back!!

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photo of tomato plant and garden toolsIs your green thumb feeling a little rusty? Come work on fine tuning your green thumb and learn about Conservation Landscaping at our free Green Thumb Gardening Series, Monday evenings from 5:30-6:30pm in the Lake Tahoe Demonstration Garden (at the Lake Tahoe Community College). Classes are also held at 2 other locations around the lake, Incline Village & Tahoe City! 

Classes will cover such topics as native plants, pest management, building healthy soils, conserving water in the garden, Best Management Practices and much more!

These free workshops are presented by Lake Tahoe Master GardenersUCCEMasterGardenerColor

Classes start June 24th and are free and open to all! 

To see a complete list of topics and class schedules, please visit our calendar of events.