Workshops & Events

The City of Frisco WaterWise Program hosts a variety of workshops and events for Frisco residents. These events cover water-saving techniques and conservation principles to help preserve and protect our most valuable resource. For more information and to register for workshops, access the following workshop links.

2021 Workshops & Events

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Irrigation Station 

Learn how to master your irrigation system from Frisco's own Licensed Irrigators! Participants rotate through five different stations to learn about valves, heads & nozzles, leaks, controllers, and conservation. Each resident is provided with an informational booklet to accompany the workshop. 

Presenters: Frisco's Licensed Irrigators

Location: Commons Hall, The Grove 

Friday, July 16, 2021
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Register for Class Here

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Landscape Design Basics

Transform your space into a landscape you can enjoy and be proud of! Learn basic design principles, plant placement and get a sneak peek of the newest trends so you can “do it yourself” and save big! Plus, learn pro tips and resources to help pick the right plant for the right spot and design for reduced maintenance needs and water use!

Presenters: Rooted In 

Location: Commons Hall, The Grove 

Saturday, July 24, 2021
10 a.m. - 12 p.m
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Register for Class Here

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Catch the Rain: DIY Rain Barrel Class

This class is sure to be a barrel of fun! Experts agree rainwater is the best water for your lawn, landscape or vegetable garden. Join us to learn simple techniques on how to divert, store and use one of nature’s best resources for the garden. We’ll also pour through the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and how it can reduce the effect your stormwater has on the environment. This class is hands on “DIY” where each participant will build and take home a 55-gallon rain barrel at $55 dollars each. Rain barrels are recycled food-grade containers and are roughly 24” wide by 36” tall.

Presenters: Rooted In 

Location: Commons Hall, The Grove 

Saturday, August 14, 2021
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Register for Class Here

Purchase Rain Barrel Here

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Creating a Beautiful Flower Garden

If you’ve always dreamed of having a gorgeous flower garden, now is the perfect time to join master gardener, Diane Kufert, for this free and informative presentation.

Diane has been a member of the Collin County Master Gardeners since 2011 and has plenty of tips to share. Starting a flower garden is both fun and rewarding experience for the whole family!

 

Presenters: Collin County Master Gardeners

Location: Commons Hall, The Grove 

Thursday, August 5, 2021
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. 

Register for Class Here

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Catch the Rain: DIY Rain Barrel Class

This class is sure to be a barrel of fun! Experts agree rainwater is the best water for your lawn, landscape or vegetable garden. Join us to learn simple techniques on how to divert, store and use one of nature’s best resources for the garden. We’ll also pour through the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and how it can reduce the effect your stormwater has on the environment. This class is hands on “DIY” where each participant will build and take home a 55-gallon rain barrel at $55 dollars each. Rain barrels are recycled food-grade containers and are roughly 24” wide by 36” tall.

Presenters: Rooted In 

Location: Commons Hall, The Grove 

Thursday, September 30, 2021
6 - 8 p.m. 

*Registration will open on August 16, 2021

Purchase Rain Barrel Here

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Gardens That Give Back: Wildlife Friendly Landscapes

Native and adapted plants are not only beautiful, low maintenance additions to the garden; they can be useful tools to attract beneficial wildlife as well! Learn ways to attract and provide habitat for butterflies, songbirds, hummingbirds, bees, and other beneficial animals that bring your landscape to life with activity! If you’d like to keep your landscape well-manicured, or if you take a more naturalistic approach, we have tips to meet your needs, suit your taste and capture your imagination!

Presenters: Rooted In 

Location: Commons Hall, The Grove 

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
6 - 8 p.m.

*Registration will open on  September 12, 2021