Homeowner Workshops

Past Workshops

2017 Workshops

Ask the Sprinkler Guy
Presenter: Don Smith
Water Management Coordinator, City of Folsom
Date Held: July 29, 2017
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer

Creating Drought-Resilient Landscapes
Presenter: Cheryl Buckwalter
Landscape Designer & Consultant, Landscape Liaisons
Date Held: June 1, 2017
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer
Workshop Presentation

Making Low-Water Look Lush
Presenter: Karrie Reid
UCCE Environmental Horticultural Advisor, San Joaquin County
Date Held: May 4, 2017
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer
Workshop Presentation

Lawn Care and Irrigation in Folsom
Presenter: Don Smith
Water Management Coordinator, City of Folsom
Date Held: April 6, 2017
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer
Workshop Presentation

2016 Workshops

Drought Survival Bootcamp Series
Presenter: Grow Water
Dates Held: April 18 - May 16, 2016
Event Flyer
Harvesting Rainwater Using Cisterns & Rain Barrels (April 18)
Harvesting Rainwater in Earthworks (May 2)
Laundry to Landscape (May 9)
Integrated Design for Water Harvesting (May 16)

WaterSmart Irrigation: Get the Best with the Least Water
Presenter: EcoLandscape California
Date Held: March 26, 2016
Event Flyer

2015 Workshops

Green Gardener at Home Series
Presenter: EcoLandscape California
Dates Held: Thursdays, May 21 - July 23, 2015
Event Flyer

2014 Workshops

Green Gardener at Home Series
Presenter: City of Folsom
Dates Held: Wednesdays, April 9 - June 11, 2014
Event Flyer

2013 Workshops

Naturally Beautiful Natives
Presenter: Taylor Lewis
Native Plant Specialist, Cornflower Farms Nursery
Date Held: August 22, 2013
Presenter bio
Event flyer
Workshop presentation

Irrigation Gizmos & Gadgets
Presenter: Don Smith
Water Management Coordinator, City of Folsom
Date Held: July 25, 2013
Presenter Bio
Event flyer
Workshop presentation
Scheduling worksheet
Flow rate calculation
Helpful websites & publications

Edible Landscapes
Presenter: Bill Krycia
UCCE Master Gardener
Date Held: June 27, 2013
Presenter bio
Event flyer Workshop presentation
Resource sheet
Vegetable garden basics
Sac vegetable planting schedule
Growing tomatoes at home

Soil - Not Just a Dirty Word
Presenter: Steven Zien
Organic Advocate
Date Held: May 23, 2013
Presenter bio
Event flyer
Workshop presentation
Soil analysis
Ladybugs for aphid control

2012 Workshops

Total Lawn Care - Start to Finish
Presenter: Nicolai Laquaglia
UCCE Master Gardener
Date Held: August 23, 2012
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer
Workshop Presentation

Smart Irrigation
Presenter: Don Smith
Water Management Coordinator, City of Folsom
Date Held: July 26, 2012
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer
Workshop Presentation

Garden Pests & Problems
Presenter: Karey Windbiel-Rojas
Urban IPM Educator, UC IPM Program
Date Held: June 28, 2012
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer
Workshop Presentation

How to Landscape Day - Free Admission
Date Held: June 23, 2012
Event Brochure

The New California Landscape
Presenter: Cheryl Buckwalter
Landscape Designer & Consultant, Landscape Liaisons
Date Held: May 24, 2012
Planting diagram - Groundcover
Planting diagram - Shrub
Planting diagram - Vine
Planting diagram - Tree
Generic Landscape Maintenance
New Emitters
Handouts:
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer
Workshop Presentation Part 1
Workshop Presentation Part 2

2011 Workshops

Right Plant Right Place
Presenter: Karrie Reid
UCCE Environmental Horticultural Advisor, San Joaquin County
Date Held: August 25, 2011 
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer
Workshop Presentation Part 1
Workshop Presentation Part 2

Landscape Mistakes & Misconceptions
Presenter: Pam Bone
Landscape Horticulturalist, Lifetime UC Master Gardener
Date Held: July 14, 2011
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer
Workshop Presentation

Irrigation Field Day
Date Held: July 9, 2011
Location: San Juan Water District
9935 Auburn-Folsom Road
No Reservations Required
Event Flyer

Turf Alternatives
Presenter: Cheryl Buckwalter
Landscape Designer & Consultant, Landscape Liaisons
Date Held: June 23, 2011
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer
Workshop Presentation

Pruning - Tree & Shrub Maintenance
Presenter: Luanne Leineke
Stewardship Coordinator, Sacramento Tree Foundation
Date Held: May 26, 2011
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer
Workshop Presentation

Water-Wise Irrigation
Presenter: Don Smith
Water Management Coordinator, City of Folsom
Date Held: April 28, 2011
Presenter Bio
Event Flyer
Workshop Presentation

2010 Workshops

Maintain Your Water-Wise Garden
Presenter: Nicolai Laquaglia
UCCE Master Gardener
Date Held: June 24, 2010
Presenter Bio
Workshop Presentation

Water Wisely
Presenter: Don Smith
Water Management Coordinator, City of Folsom
Date Held: May 27, 2010

Presenter Bio
Powerpoint Presentation
Websites & Publications
Precipitation & Distribution Calculation

Do the Groundwork
Presenter: Karrie Reid
UCCE Environmental Horticultural Advisor, San Joaquin County
Date Held: April 29, 2010

Presenter Bio
Workshop Presentation

Design Your Water-Wise Garden
Presenter: Cheryl Buckwalter
Landscape Designer & Consultant, Landscape Liaisons
Date Held: March 25, 2010

Presenter Bio
Workshop Presentation
Water Conservation Resources Handout
Landscape Assessment Example
Landscape Assessment Form (blank)

2009 Workshops

All-Star Plants for Water Conserving Gardens
Presenter: Karrie Reid
UCCE Environmental Horticultural Advisor, San Joaquin County
Date Held: September 22, 2009
Presenter Bio
Workshop Presentation

Drought Doesn't Denote Dreary
Presenter: Cheryl Buckwalter
Landscape Designer & Consultant, Landscape Liaisons
Date Held: July 7, 2009
Presenter Bio
Workshop Presentation