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Workshops 

The City of Frisco WaterWise Program hosts a variety of workshops for Frisco residents. These workshops cover water-saving techniques and conservation principles to help preserve and protect our most valuable resource. For more information and to register for workshops, access the workshop links below.

2014 Workshops

TEXAS SMARTSCAPE CONSERVATION EVENT
Saturday, April 12, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Home Depot
5995 Eldorado Parkway
Frisco, Texas 75034
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The City of Frisco is teaming up with Texas SmartScape and The Home Depot to offer special deals and great savings on select varieties of low-water-use plants that will thrive in the Texas heat. Master gardeners, irrigation specialists and the WaterWise Education team will help you with ideas and tips for water-efficient landscaping. Bring your kids. There will be fun for the whole family.

 

SMART WATERING DURING RESTRICTIONS
Thursday, April 10, 2014
6:30 p.m - 8 p.m
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Watering restrictions burning you up? Get smarter with your watering habits. This free program will give you a great overview on drip irrigation, new water conserving technology, cycle and soak sprinkler methods, foundation watering, irrigation scheduling and much more.

 

 

RAINWATER UNIVERSITY
April 16-18, 2014
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C
Classroom 3
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Rainwater harvesting is a viable alternative water source for your landscape, garden, livestock, and both non-potable and potable uses. This multi-day workshop will have presentations and hands-on training from rainwater harvesting experts around the country. Topics include small- and large-scale residential collection systems, irrigation help, green roofing and rain gardens, large-scale commercial systems and much more. Sign up for one day or all three.

 

LAWN CARE MAINTENANCE
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
2:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Is the green in your yard grass, or weeds? Do you have brown circles in your yard? Proper lawn care maintenance is a key component to a healthy lawn.This free program covers basic lawn maintenance practices and selecting the right turf grass to improve the health and longevity of your landscape. You will learn how to maintain your landscape using less water, fertilizer and pesticides.  

 

DRIP IRRIGATION DIY
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
2:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Drip irrigation is an efficient irrigation method that can be an invaluable tool in water efficient landscapes. Water slower, deeper and more efficiently with every drop. Convert your spray heads and watch your irrigation system save you money from this hands-on drip conversion class. Drip irrigation for foundation watering will also be covered.

 

LANDSCAPE CARE FOR NEW HOMEOWNERS
Thursday, April 24, 2014
6:30 p.m - 8:30 p.m
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Are you a landscape newbie? This free beginner program is geared towards "YOU," the new or potential new homeowner, as well as novice gardeners. You will learn basic lawncare, landscape and sprinkler techniques.

 

101 LANDSCAPE BASICS
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
6:30 p.m - 8:00 p.m
Texas AgriLife and Extension Center
Building C
17360 Coit Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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Is your landscape brown and crispy? Learn how to create or install a water efficient landscape or garden in this free workshop. You will learn proper soil preparation, native and adaptive plant selection, and how to design and plan a small or large project. A plant list will be provided.

 

 

QUESTIONS?For questions, please email waterwise@friscotexas.gov. 

View the Healthy Lawns 101 Workshop Presentation, held February 19, 2014, at the City of Frisco Public Works Department.

City of Frisco, Texas
George A. Purefoy Municipal Center

6101 Frisco Square Blvd
Frisco, Texas 75034
972-292-5000
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