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June 7, 2018

Water-Saving Seminar: Drip Irrigation

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Make every drop count! Whether you have an existing sprinkler system or just an outdoor faucet, learn how to install, convert and maintain a drip irrigation system. Drip irrigation is the most efficient irrigation method for landscape beds, potted plants, vegetable gardens or home foundations. The flow of information from our experts will make “do it yourself” drip irrigation seem easy!

6 p.m.

June 12, 2018

Certification Training for Minority, Women, Small, or Disadvantaged-Own Business Enterprises

James E. Entrepreneurial Campus - Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

6 p.m.

June 21, 2018

City of Fort Worth Workshops: RFP, RFQ, ITB, A+B & Best Value Solicitations

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus - Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

8 a.m.

July 12, 2018

Water-Saving Seminar: Water U Doing?: Water Efficient Sprinklers

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University

What are you doing for your landscape? Save water, money and time by giving your sprinkler system a “Spruce Up." Come learn how minor do-it-yourself repairs and simple irrigation tips can make a MAJOR impact on your water waste and your water bill. If you’ve got questions about your controller or how much your lawn and landscape really needs, we’ve got a stream of info to get your plants looking their best!

6 p.m.

July 21, 2018

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave, Fort Worth, Tx 76104

Code Rangers seek to promote healthy neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between citizens’ organizations and the Fort Worth Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Aug. 2, 2018

Water-Saving Seminar: Put the ‘Care’ Into Lawn Care

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Did you fight the lawn and the lawn won? Don’t let it! This course will teach you proper maintenance techniques, efficient watering methods, at the same time simplifying fertilizer and pesticide application to reduce weed and disease issues. We’ll help you create a lush and healthy lawn that will make your neighbors green with envy!

6 p.m.

Sept. 6, 2018

Water-Saving Seminar: Grow Your Own Vegetables

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

“Lettuce” talk about vegetables! Whether you’re trying to eat healthier, want to know where your food comes from, or just love the idea of growing delicious vine-ripened vegetables at home, this class in for you. Learn proper soil preparation, garden design and layouts, disease and insect identification, as well as the proper planting times for getting the most production out of your favorite vegetables in the challenging climate of North Texas.

6 p.m.

Sept. 11, 2018

Certification Training for Minority, Women, Small, or Disadvantaged-Own Business Enterprises

James E. Entrepreneurial Campus - Fort Worth Business Assistance Center , 1150 S. Freeway

9 a.m.

Sept. 20, 2018

City of Fort Worth Workshops: RFP, RFQ, ITB, A+B & Best Value Solicitations

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus - Fort Worth Business Assistance Center , 1150 S. Freeway

8 a.m.

Oct. 11, 2018

Water-Saving Seminar: Texas Trees

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Trees are without a doubt, our most valuable landscape investment! Whether you’re interested in their ornamental value for your property, their contribution to energy and water savings at your home or business, or the many other ecosystem services they provide, this program covers it. Branch out and join us to learn tips on tree selection and proper planting practices, as well as proper watering, pruning, common insect issues and diseases.

6 p.m.

Nov. 1, 2018

Water-Saving Seminar: Composting

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Compost is absolutely one of the best soil amendments money can buy, but you don’t have to! Learn how to make high-quality compost at home using materials most folks throw away. This class give you the “dirt” on the most effective composting methods with a focus on practical techniques and “piles” of problem solving tips to get your compost system back to its peak.

6 p.m.