Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ 101 Comes to Tampa

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TAMPA, FL (April 22, 2015) – Tampa residents can get free "healthy yards, healthy waters” tips at the 2015 Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ 101 workshop. The workshop will demonstrate landscape and irrigation techniques that can keep our community landscapes healthy and green while saving money and water. 

This year's workshop will be held at Hillsborough Community College's Dale Mabry campus from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 16. 

Pre-registration for the free event is required and space is limited. Sign up online at HealthyYardsHealthyWaters.eventbrite.com or call (813) 744-5519 for more information. 

But you don’t have to wait until May to get your irrigation and landscape in shape. Start now with free irrigation checkup tips and tools available online at tampagov.net/SaveWater:


  • Free rain sensors for City of Tampa water customers
  • Maintaining Your Sprinkler System video
  • Do-it-Yourself Irrigation Checkup Guide

The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ 101 events are presented by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Hillsborough County Extension Service and sponsored by the City of Tampa Water Department.