Arlington Water Utilities, Arlington Public Library Offer Spring Gardening Classes
By Traci Peterson
Posted on January 29, 2018, January 29, 2018

Spring Gardening Classes

Arlington Water Utilities is hosting a series of classes this spring to help residents learn more about how to boost the water efficiency of their outdoor spaces. The classes, which start March 22, are co-sponsored by the Tarrant Regional Water District, the City's wholesale water provider. Other program partners include the Tarrant County Master Gardener Association and the Arlington Public Library.

The classes are as follows. To register, visit

  • Growing Native and Adapted Plants for Texas -6-8 p.m., Thursday, March 22, at the Southwest Branch Library, 3311 SW Green Oaks Boulevard
  • Sustainable Vegetable Gardening -6-8 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, at the East Arlington Branch Library, 1624 New York Ave.
  • Water Efficient Landscape Design -6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, April 5, 1905 Brown Boulevard

Arlington Water is also hosting a rain barrel making class 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, May 8 at River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard. Learn the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and environmental effects of stormwater from Texas A&M AgriLife's Water University. Participants will have the opportunity to make their own 55-gallon rain barrel. The class is hands-on DIY and each participant can take home a barrel for $50 each. Pre-payment is required. Visit to register.

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