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The Saving Water Partnership sponsors free Savvy Gardener classes in the spring and fall to help you have a beautiful, healthy landscape that uses water wisely. Please use the contact information provided for each class to register. Early registration is recommended to ensure your spot in a class.

Irrigation Systems – How to Water Your Yard and Garden Efficiently

Presenter: Mark Guthrie, Landscape Water Conservation Program Manager at the Saving Water Partnership

Have an in-ground irrigation system? Thinking about installing one? Do you want to reduce your water bill while maintaining a beautiful garden and landscape? Mark Guthrie, Landscape Water Conservation Program Manager for the Saving Water Partnership, will explain how you can make your irrigation system more efficient and use less water. Topics include how to set your irrigation timer, choosing the best irrigation equipment for watering plants, and how to use your meter to look for leaks.

Saturday, May 19th, 2018, 10:00-11:30 am
To register, call (425) 255-9600 or email debg@kcwd90.com
King County Water District 90
15606 SE 128th St.
Renton, WA 98059

Container Gardening Do’s and Don’ts

Presenter: Marianne Binetti, author and NW horticultural expert

Don’t have a ton of space to garden? Want to liven up your porch or deck? Popular gardening educator Marianne Binetti will share her tricks for growing glorious gardens in compact containers. Learn the most sustainable ways to fertilize, water, and design with containers.

Thursday, May 24th, 2018, 5:00-6:30 pm
To register, call (425) 255-9600 or email debg@kcwd90.com
King County Water District 90
15606 SE 128th St.
Renton, WA 98059

Getting Plants off to a Great Start

Presenter: Emily Bishton, landscape designer and environmental educator

A beautiful garden needs the right start! Emily Bishton will describe how to create healthy soil, what types of mulch to use to reduce evaporation of water from the soil, and the best methods for delivering water to your plants.

Saturday, June 9th, 2018, 11:00-12:30 pm
To register, call (425) 255-9600 or email debg@kcwd90.com
King County Water District 90
15606 SE 128th St.
Renton, WA 98059