Get Fall Gardening Advice at Arlington Water Utilities, Arlington Public Library Classes
By Traci Peterson
Posted on August 29, 2018, August 29, 2018

Fall Gardening

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, which start Sept. 27, 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:

  • Landscape for Rainwater Capture - 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Southwest Branch Library, 3311 SW Green Oaks Blvd.
  • Trees: The Best For Our Area & Your Use - 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Southeast Branch Library, 900 SE Green Oaks Blvd.
  • Pots in Small Spots: Container Gardening - 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 11, at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S Center St.
  • Herb Your Enthusiasm: Herb Gardening - 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Oct.18, at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S Center St.
  • Drip Irrigation: Water Efficient Landscape - 6:30-8 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 9:30-11:30 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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