San Luis Obispo County
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San Luis Obispo County

Master Gardeners

Rainwater Harvesting- Featuring Brad Lancaster!

A Sustainable Landscaping Symposium

“Turning drains into sponges, rain into beer, water scarcity into water abundance, and urban drool into urban renewal.”  Brad Lancaster

The University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program is proud to present a Sustainable Landscaping Symposium, Saturday April 9, 2011, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm, featuring keynote speaker Brad Lancaster, author of “Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond”. Find creative alternatives in conservation and preservation of water on your property whether it’s a 100 acre ranch or a small city lot. Brad Lancaster will share eight universal principles of water harvesting along with simple strategies that turn water scarcity into water abundance. The morning will also include presentations by Mary Bianchi, UC Horticulture Advisor and Nancy Hartwick, Master Gardener.  Learn about gardening practices that promote energy conservation and the use of native plants in the landscape.  Cost of this program is $45.00 and includes a continental breakfast.  Located at the Paso Robles Culinary Arts Academy, 1900 Golden Hill Road.

Registration is required  Register early as seating is limited. For more information about our program visit our website

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