Smart Yard Symposium
By Office of Communication
Posted on March 01, 2012, March 01, 2012

Arlington Water Utilities and the Downtown Arlington Farmer's Market are partnering to provide a free Smart Yard Symposium to help residents prepare for, and offer solutions to, landscapes impacted by drought conditions.

The Smart Yard Symposium is a unique event with free classes being offered in two, easily walkable, locations in downtown Arlington.

Please mark your calendar today to attend from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, to learn about ways to reduce the impacts of drought on your property and enjoy all of the new additions that downtown has to offer.

Smart Yard Symposium

Saturday, March 31, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., City Hall and Downtown Arlington Farmer's Market

Giveaways will include an outdoor irrigation kit and a raffle for rain barrels.

City Hall Classes - 101 W. Abram St.

9 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Defeat Drought with a Smart Yard - Steve Chaney, Texas AgriLife Extension

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Square-Foot Gardening, Billy Clark, Master Gardener

Downtown Arlington Farmer's Market - 215 Front St.

Master Gardener MicroTalk Series

9:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.: Vegetable Gardening, Lance Jepson

9:45 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.: Landscape Design, Dave Wilson

10:30 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.: Drought Tolerant Landscaping with Native Plants, Gailon Hardin

11:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.: Backyard Composting and Soil Testing, Callie Mitchell

To register for the classes: contact Dustan Compton at 817-459-6628 or email: [email protected]

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