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Healthy Lawns & Healthy Waters Workshop

June 28, 2023 @ 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

FREE Healthy Lawns Healthy Waters Workshop! June 28 from 8:30 am -12:30 pm we will be offering residential rainwater harvesting and turf management training. A FREE Texas A&M AgriLife Extension soil sample analysis (Routine and Micronutrient analysis) is available to everyone attending. For soil sample collection information, go to hlhw.tamu.edu, click link Soil Testing to watch taking a soil sample video, and bring your sample prior to or at the training at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension office, 4102-B Main St, La Marque.

HLHW workshop participants learn:

* how to design and install residential rainwater capture devices that support rainwater storage and landscape irrigation
* the importance of choosing climate- and soil-appropriate turf and landscaping species for local growing conditions
* the key importance of soil testing and how to determine nutrient application amounts
* how to improve irrigation water use efficiency through better understanding of evapotranspiration, smart meters, deficit irrigation and cycle-soak methods for reducing runoff
* water delivery equipment and measuring water distribution
To register for this free class click here: https://hlhw.tamu.edu/…/june-28-highland-bayou…/

To register for this free class click here: https://hlhw.tamu.edu/workshops/2023/june-28-highland-bayou-watershed-galveston-county/

For Urban Soil Sample submissions toward this program, contact Galveston County AgriLife Extension – Horticulture: 281-309-5057.

  • Note – you must be registered to attend this workshop to qualify for free home soil sample testing.
If special program accommodations by participants are needed, please contact the Extension Office no later than five days before the program.


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Galveston County AgriLife Extension office
4102-B Main St
La Marque, TX 77568 United States
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