Tired of gardening without a green thumb? Tempe Public Library is offering two classes this month to help you grow your garden to its full potential. Learn about choosing desert plants, soils, water uses and more.
Wednesday, July 10, 6-7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Emily Heller, Master Gardener and farmer.
During the monsoon rainfall and higher humidity create an opportunity in your garden. Learn what grows under these challenging conditions and create a beautiful, seasonally appropriate garden.
Registration is not required.
Maximize Your Irrigation
Saturday, July 13, 2-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jeff Lee, irrigation specialist.
Each summer, water usage peaks in July or August, and utility bills skyrocket. Learn how to maximize your irrigation with practical tips and strategies.
Registration: Visit tempe.gov/conservation, e-mail , or call (480) 350-8351.
Both classes are free and will be held at the library, 3500 S. Rural Road, Meeting Room A (lower level). For more information, visit tempepubliclibrary.org or call 480-350-5500.
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