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Great Race for Saving Water - Mini Workshops in Palo Alto

  • Baylands Park 1900 Geng Road Palo Alto, CA, 94303 United States (map)

Mini Workshops at Great Race for Saving Water - These short workshops will occur at the Earth Day Festival and Great Race for Saving Water on Saturday, April 14. Please join us for the 5K and 1K, then stay for the fun for the rest of the day! Workshops will be held at the Palo Alto Baylands Athletic Center, 1900 Geng Road, Palo Alto, in the bleachers behind home plate. If you have any questions, there will be an information booth between home and third base. 

Lawn Replacement 101 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Come to this talk and be inspired to create a beautiful, water-wise garden! Get professional tips on removing that weed-filled patch called a lawn, learn to choose climate-adapted native plants, and find out how you can qualify for landscape rebates.
Register here. Free and open to the public. 

Permaculture Principles, Design and Application - 11:30 am to noon
This workshop will include an overview of permaculture, including key principles and ethics. Learn how permaculture designers observe and make note of the zones of use and sectors of influence on a landscape/gardenscape and how to design based on the constraints and opportunities existing in that space.
Register here. Free and open to the public. 

Easy-to-Grow Native Plants - 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm
Do you want to include drought-tolerant native plants in your garden for beauty, habitat and sustainability, but don’t know where to begin? Come to this talk and learn about the many easy-to-grow native different types of plants for the home garden.
Register here. Free and open to the public.