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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Free Water-Wise Landscape Seminar April 16

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It can be tough to garden in Colorado’s arid environment, so make things easier by selecting the right plants for your landscape!

Together, the City of Brighton Utilities Department and Resource Central are hosting the fifth annual Water-Wise Landscape Seminar. Through this partnership, Brighton residents will have the opportunity to attend a free Water-Wise Landscape Seminar.

The “Great Plants for Colorado Gardens”  seminar will be from 6-8 p.m., April 16 at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N 11th Ave.

At the seminar, you will learn all about native and non-native trees, shrubs, ornamental grasses, perennials, and annuals. Alison O’Connor,  CSU Extension agent for Larimer County, will share some of her favorite, water-wise plants that are successful in most Colorado landscapes. She will also discuss general maintenance guidelines and tips and offer suggestions to make gardening in Colorado a bit easier to tackle! 

Sign up today and learn how to create your very own thriving, Colorado landscape. Landscape seminars are offered at no cost and they are open to everyone. To register, please visit ResourceCentral.org/seminars. Email gardeninfo@resourcecentral.org or call 303-999-3820 x222 for more information.

About Resource Central
Resource Central is an innovative nonprofit with programs that help people save water, reduce waste, and conserve energy. We empower 65,000 Front Range community members annually, helping them to live more sustainably in practical, cost-effective and measurable ways.

This spring, Resource Central is partnering with 12 local water providers, including the City of Brighton Utilities Department to offer the Water-Wise Landscape Seminar Series. These expert-led seminars focus on ways to beautify your outdoor space through Xeriscaping and other forms of sustainable landscaping. Resource Central will host 17 seminars across the Front Range; all are free and open to the public. Check out the seminar schedule and find a seminar near you at ResourceCentral.org/seminars. 

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