December 2011 Tampa Water Department News


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Sustainable Landscape Design for Beginners Workshop Series Offered

Hillsborough County Extension is offering a seven (7) week workshop series on Sustainable Landscape Design Basics. Classes will be held at the Extension office on Tuesdays starting January 10, 2012 running through February 21, 2012. The class is from 10 am to noon on Tuesday each week.

Course content includes: Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM, landscape design principles and themes, sustainable landscape materials, characteristics and composition of plant materials, use and importance of color, drawing a planting plan, and maintenance.

The fee is $25.00 per household for the entire series which covers the cost of materials. Please bring your own water and snacks. Workshop series is limited to 25 people. Sign up online at

Sponsored by Hillsborough County Extension and Water Resource Services/Public Utilities and Tampa Bay Water. For more information, call Lynn Barber at Hillsborough County Extension, (813) 744-5519 x 54105

Information on free or low-cost workshops, classes, and Master Gardener seminars to assist you in creating and maintaining a beautiful and water-efficient yard is available on the Hillsborough County Extension Calendar of Events online at

Coming Soon: Watch for Rain Barrel and Water-Wise workshops starting in February 2012.
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