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Water Smart Classes

2023 Water Smart Classes
Free Garden and Landscape Classes


The Board of Directors and staff of Triunfo Water & Sanitation District are committed to providing customers with tools and resources to help address their landscape and garden needs. As a result, we are offering Water Smart Classes to help customers continue to be water-wise consumers.

All sessions will be led by certified instructors from the Master Gardeners of Ventura County. Drip Irrigation Workshops will be held from 9 AM - 11 AM on Saturday mornings at the Mae Boyar Recreation Center (130 Kanan Road in Oak Park). The Water Smart Speaker Sessions will be held from 10 AM -  11 AM at the TWSD District Offices (370 N. Westlake Blvd., Suite 100 in Westlake). DOWNLOAD FLYER

There is no charge for the classes, but pre-registration is required. Check out the class list below and fill out the registration form to sign up for any or all. Enrollment is limited - you will receive an email confirming your registration.

(Note: walk-in registrations will be accommodated on a space-available basis.)

Hands-On Drip Irrigation Workshops

Held at Mae Boyar Recreation Center | 130 Kanan Road, Oak Park

Saturday, May 20

9 AM - 11 AM

Kathleen Doran, Certified VC Master Gardener

This class has passed. Please see September 30's event.

Saturday, September 30

9 AM - 11 AM

Kathleen Doran, Certified VC Master Gardener

Learn tips, techniques, and participate in a hands-on drip irrigation experience that you can use in your home landscape! Part of this class will be held outdoors. Please bring a sunhat and/or other shading, sunscreen, gloves, etc.

Water Smart Speaker Series

Held at the Triunfo Water & Sanitation District Offices
370 N. Westlake Blvd., Ste. 100, Westlake Village

Saturday, July 15

10 AM - 11 AM

Replacing Your Lawn: Alternatives
Julian Hoyle, Certified VC Master Gardener

This talk describes how to replace your lawn with a drought-tolerant garden and low-water usage plants, with tips on installing drip irrigation.

Saturday, August 5

10 AM - 11 AM

Fire Smart & Water Wise
Dani Brusius, Certified VC Master Gardener

You’ll learn about fire-smart and water-wise plantings, fire zones for your house, and the importance of soil, microclimates, hydro zones, mulch, and irrigation.

Saturday, September 16

10 AM - 11 AM

Growing California Natives
Dani Brusius, Certified VC Master Gardener

Learn how to grow a California native plant garden. Learn when it’s best to plant, maintenance needs, and other important information about these beneficial, drought-resistant plants.

Saturday, October 7

10 AM - 11 AM

Drought Tolerant Gardening: Design and Maintenance
Laura Pasetta, Certified VC Master Gardener

Learn how to remove turf and other water-consumptive landscaping and how to select, plant, and maintain drought-tolerant alternatives.

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