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2019 Classes

FREE Water Conservation Classes

The City of Goodyear offers FREE water conservation classes at several times throughout the year.   Check back for more listings.

Register for classes online.

****Additional classes are available through our friends from the City of Avondale.****

 

All classes are held in the Community Room within the Goodyear Police Department Admin Building, 11 N. 145th Ave, Goodyear, AZ 85338 **unless noted otherwise**.  The GY Police Department Admin Building is located south of Van Buren on 145th Ave. 

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Plants That Attract Hummingbirds and Butterflies

What could be more enchanting than colorful pollinators fluttering through your garden? Discover habitat needs and the best plants to incorporate into your landscape for attracting pollinators, as well as plants that allow them to complete their life cycle. Come learn more from Jonathan Manning. ISA Certified Arborist

Class:
Tuesday March 03, 2020

5:30pm- 7:30pm

Humming bird

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 Cactus for Everyone 

 Cactus, unique and interesting gifts of the desert southwest. They deserve a place in everyone's landscape, either a giant saguaro centerpiece or a potted pincushion in the windowsill. This class will provide instruction on variety selection, planting/potting, water, pruning, fertilizer, and even propagation. Presented by Jonathan Manning, Certified Arborist.

Class:
Tuesday March 17, 2020

5:30pm- 7:30pm

Succulents with Pizzazz

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Tree for Arid Yards 

 How big is the cute baby tree in your yard going to get? A tree that will get too big for its location will lead to damage of surrounding foundations and sidewalks, neighbor disputes, and eventually the huge cost of removal. Different species will be discussed thoroughly including photos, pros/cons, and tips on special care. Presented by Jonathan Manning , Certified Arborist.

 Class:
Tuesday April 07, 2020 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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Pruning for Beauty and Health

When does pruning promote health, beauty and safety? When is pruning unnecessary or even harmful? Observe pruning of real plants so you know how when it is time. Taught by Jonathon Manning, Certified Arborist.

 Class:

 Tuesday   April 21, 2019  5:30pm - 7:30pm 

 Pruning
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Container Gardening

This class will cover; container type and size, potting mix, water, fertilizer, and a list of plants that actually prefer growing in containers. Class includes a planting demonstration and participants will take home a free 2” plant. Taught by Certified Arborist Jonathan Manning.

How big is the cute baby tree in your yard going to get? A tree that will get too big for its location will lead to damage of surrounding foundations and sidewalks, neighbor disputes, and eventually the huge cost of removal. Different species will be discussed thoroughly including photos, pros/cons, and tips on special care. Presented by Jonathan Manning , Certified Arborist

When does pruning promote health, beauty and safety? When is pruning unnecessary or even harmful? Observe pruning of real plants so you know how when it is time. Taught by Jonathon Manning, Certified Arborist.

Class:

Tuesday May 5, 2020 5:30pm- 7:30pm

 Container Gardening 

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Set Your Water Timer

Is your irrigation controller controlling you? High water bills? Landscaping looking bad? Well take control of your controller and learn how to set it correctly and change it seasonally for your particular plants and soil type. Presented by Jonathan Manning , Certified Arborist.

 

 Class:

 Tuesday    May 19, 2020     5:30pm - 7:30pm

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Register for classes online.

*****Additional classes offered through the City of Avondale.*****