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Environmentally Sound Landscaping in a Changing Climate

Diana Alfuth, Retired Horticulture Educator with UW-Extension

The three sessions of this series were recorded for viewing until May 1.

Session 1: March 4, 2024

Landscaping for Water Quality and Conservation

This class will cover design considerations to protect surface and ground water by reducing runoff and promoting infiltration, including proper use of hardscapes and rain gardens, as well as choosing plants properly, efficient watering techniques, and more.

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Session 2: March 11, 2024

Using Native Plants in Your Landscape - How & Why

This class will cover how to work natives into our conventional landscapes; pros and cons, which ones behave and adapt best, how to care for them, and more.



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Session 3: March 18, 2024

Landscaping for Energy Efficiency

This class will cover various design techniques to use that reduce energy consumption, such as reducing heating and cooling costs, snow removal, and maintenance inputs.

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