Make A Rain Barrel, Get Fall Gardening Advice at Upcoming Classes in Arlington
By Office of Communication
Posted on October 15, 2018, October 15, 2018


Arlington Water Utilities and the Arlington Public Library are hosting a series of classes this fall to help residents learn more about how to boost the water efficiency of their outdoor spaces. The classes 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 Texas A&M AgriLife's Water University.

Please click here to register for classes, which are listed below:

  • Herb Your Enthusiasm: Herb Gardening - 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct.18, at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S. Center St.
  • Drip Irrigation: Water Efficient Landscape - 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Lake Arlington Branch Library, 4000 W. Green Oaks Blvd.

Arlington Water is also hosting a "Bagels and Barrels" rain barrel making class 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, at George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S. Center St.

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. Bagels and coffee will be provided.

This class is hands-on DIY and each participant can take home a barrel(s) at $50 each. Pre-payment is required.

Visit to register.

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