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Classes

Landscape Classes

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Creating Waterwise Park Strips

Casey Finlinson & Savannah Peterson - Central Utah Water Tuesday, June 7, 7:00-8:00 pm
Attend online or in person at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Looking to switch out the lawn in your park strip for something more water-efficient? Attend this class to learn the five steps to reclaim your problem park strip. Discover plants that do well in park strips, and learn proper park strip maintenance. Get to know the details of the park strip conversion incentive now offered by Central Utah Water Conservancy District. Become eligible for a greater rebate just by attending this class.

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Introduction to Localscapes

Casey Finlinson - Central Utah Water Tuesday, June 14, 7:00-8:00 pm
Attend online or in person at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Getting ready to install or upgrade your landscape? This introductory design class will show you the basics on how to landscape where you live. Learn what you can do to give your yard more curb appeal and reduce maintenance at the same time. Attending this class before Localscapes University is recommended but not required.

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Localscapes University

Casey Finlinson - Central Utah Water Tuesday, June 21, 7:00-8:30 pm
Attend online or in person at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Learn how to apply the Localscapes method correctly to ensure you achieve all the benefits it can provide. We’ll cover the five steps in detail, including landscape layout, irrigation basics, planting, and maintenance. Attending the Introduction to Localscapes class first is recommended but not required.

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Planting Bed Design

Casey Finlinson - Central Utah Water Tuesday, June 28, 7:00-8:00 pm
Attend online or in person at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Once you have all the spaces laid out in your yard and have determined where all the planting beds are going to be, it’s time to plan out what will be going in those beds. This class will help you gain a better understanding of how to design your planting beds by addressing principles such as bloom time, color schemes, plant groupings, mature size, and more!

Kids Classes

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Pirates Who Save Water

Central Utah Water Staff Thursday, June 9, 10:00-10:45 am
Class held at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Come dressed as a pirate (not a requirement) and find the missing water! Learn about the important roles water plays in your life and what you can do to use it wisely. Be prepared to go on a treasure hunt, to gather water conservation tips, and to make a pirate flag craft.

  • Geared towards children ages 4-10.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary for accompanying adults.
  • Class is 30-45 mins long.

Youth Classes

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Yard Design Part 1

Central Utah Water Staff Thursday, June 16, 10:00-11:00 am
Class held at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

This introductory design class will show youth the basics on how to properly design the spaces within a home landscape. They will be encouraged to use their creativity as they work on a mock project given in class, learning ways to give a yard more curb appeal and reduce maintenance at the same time.

  • For youth ages 11-14.
  • Parents/guardians are welcome but not required to attend. No registration necessary for accompanying adults.
  • Please, no children under 11.
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Yard Design Part 2

Central Utah Water Staff Thursday, June 23, 10:00-11:00 am
Class held at 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Youth will learn about important characteristics to look for in plants and how to group plants together based on those characteristics. They will receive a set of plant cards with pictures and information about a variety of plants and will use these cards in designing a planting bed.

  • For youth ages 11-14.
  • Parents/guardians are welcome but not required to attend. No registration necessary for accompanying adults.
  • Please, no children under 11.