Water-Saving Workshops and Webinars

About half of the water used in a typical residential home is done so outside. To help our customers reduce their water use without sacrificing the outdoor beauty of their home, we host free Landscaping workshops every spring and fall.  

Join us and learn how you can save water and money while improving the look and function of your outdoor space. Guests receive water-saving giveaways and have a chance to win raffle prizes. 

Workshop Topics

These workshops cover topics such as:

  • California friendly plant selection
  • Edible gardening
  • Efficient irrigation techniques
  • Landscape design
  • Organic composting

Contact Us

Contact Devin Arciniega at Devin.Arciniega@sbmwd.org for information about upcoming workshops and webinars.

People talking at a landscape workshop
A group of people from the landscape workshop holding plants

View Recorded Water-Saving Webinars

More webinars are on the way! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter @SBCityWater for more information and to participate in our next live event.

Spring Water-Saving Plant Selection Workshop - May 15, 2021

Spring is here so let’s get ready to grow! Learn how you can save water and cut down your maintenance time by incorporating beautiful and sustainable plants into your landscape. The topics of this webinar cover selection of California-native, drought tolerant, pet-friendly and pest controlling plant species. Please contact Devin Arciniega, Water Conservation / Public Affairs Coordinator at Devin.Arciniega@sbwmd.org for information on upcoming workshops and webinar resources.



Fall Water-Saving Landscape Workshop - November 21, 2020

Did you know fall is California's prime planting season? This free webinar covers principles of design, water-efficient and native plant types, irrigation techniques, seasonal landscape maintenance and more.

This webinar was recorded on Saturday, November 21, 2020. Please contact Devin Arciniega, Water Conservation / Public Affairs Coordinator at Devin.Arciniega@sbwmd.org for information on upcoming workshops and webinar resources.

Seminario web de otoño sobre jardines que ahorran agua - 21 de noviembre

¿Sabía usted que el otoño es la mejor temporada de siembra de California?Este seminario web GRATUITO cubrirá principios de diseño, tipos de plantas nativas y de uso eficiente del agua, técnicas de riego, mantenimiento estacional del paisaje, ¡y más!