Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Low Water Lawn Alternatives – Palo Alto

Date: October 19, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Contact: UCCE Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County

Sponsor: UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County

Location: Palo Alto Rinconada Library

Event Details

Stachys byzantina 'Countess Helen von Stein'
Are you thinking about taking out your lawn and don’t quite know what to do next? Would you like to use less water but still yearn for that patch of green? Tired of mowing and fertilizing?  There are lawn alternatives that use 50-60% less water than a traditional lawn but can still provide you with that spot of green. Master Gardener Martha Carpenter will show you examples of some of these grasses and ground covers  and discuss how you might use of them in your yard.  Sun, shade and water requirements will be discussed as well as irrigation.

Presenter: Martha Carpenter

Cost: Free

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