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Landscape Classes

A front yard with a central open shape of lawn surrounded by planting beds

Introduction to Localscapes

Casey Finlinson - Central Utah Water Saturday, Jun 01 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Online Class

Getting ready to install or upgrade your landscape? This introductory design class will show you the basics on how to landscape where you live. Learn what you can do to give your yard more curb appeal and reduce maintenance at the same time.

A flagstone path through a side yard full of plants.

Localscapes University

Casey Finlinson - Central Utah Water Tuesday, Jun 04 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Online Class

Learn how to apply the Localscapes method correctly to ensure you achieve all the benefits it can provide. We’ll cover the five steps in detail, including landscape layout, irrigation basics, planting, and maintenance. Attending the Introduction to Localscapes class first is recommended but not required.

A designed backyard

Localscapes Design Workshop

Central Utah Water Staff + Designers Tuesday, Jun 11 6:30 - 8:30 PM
*** WORKSHOP IS FULL *** 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Creating a good landscape plan is one of the most important steps to achieving a beautiful and functional landscape. This workshop is for those who have taken a Localscapes class and want extra help laying out their design. You will be taken through a guided design process that covers the elements of a localscape, and you should leave with a basic design drawn on paper. Attendees must bring a base map of their property drawn to scale.

A gravel pathway meandering through planting beds full of flowers.

Garden Tour

Sandy City Staff Saturday, Jun 15 10:00 - 11:00 AM
***TOUR IS FULL*** Sego Lily Gardens - 1472 Sego Lily Dr, Sandy

Hidden in a quiet neighborhood of Sandy is one of Utah’s first waterwise demonstration gardens: Sego Lily Gardens. Come take a guided tour of this beautiful garden and get ideas for your own yard! Plants are easily identified by their labels. Hats, sunscreen, and good walking shoes recommended. Plan on meeting just inside the gate by the shed

A nice front yard landscape with a paver patio and a white picket fence.

Landscape Incentive Program

Central Utah Water Staff Tuesday, Jun 18 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Online Class

This class is for those who are participating in or interested in learning about Central Utah Water’s Landscape Incentive Program. The class covers information on removing lawn, installing a drip system, and selecting the right plants for Utah. We will review the requirements to complete a successful project and take a deeper dive into the entire project process. Join us to learn how to create a sustainable landscape and to ensure your project is eligible for the incentive.

Purple salvia, pink dianthus, and yellow primroses in a planting bed

Planting Bed Design

Casey Finlinson - Central Utah Water Tuesday, Jun 25 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Online Class

Once you have all the spaces laid out in your yard and have determined where all the planting beds are going to be, it’s time to plan out what will be going in those beds. This class will help you gain a better understanding of how to design your planting beds by addressing principles such as bloom time, color schemes, plant groupings, mature size, and more!

Yellow coreopsis, blue catmint, and red roses in a garden with a white pergola

Planting Bed Design Workshop

Central Utah Water Staff + Designers Saturday, Jun 29 9:00 - 11:00 AM
In-person Attendance Only - Limited Space 1426 E. 750 N. Building 2, Orem

Receive a set of plant cards that contain pictures and information about a variety of plants that you can use in designing your own planting beds. Practice putting plants together based on specific characteristics, and begin designing your own planting beds with input from trained designers. Bring a to-scale map of your yard with one or more empty planting beds you would like to work on.