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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Fix Your Landscape Class Offered

This four week class is two hours included in each session or 8 hours total of instruction and discussion time. It is offered on Saturday mornings from 930 am until 1130 am starting in late October in North Las Vegas near Cheyenne and I-15.

What you will learn:

  • Landscape design tips that save water and energy
  • Discussion of problem areas and how to successfully correct them
  • How to establish landscape microclimates
  • Which are desert plants and which are not 
  • How to locate and plant so they don't die
  • How to use cacti and succulents in the landscape
  • Irrigation installation Do's and Dont's
  • When to irrigate and how much to apply
  • When to fertilize and with what
  • Prune like a pro
  • Insects and diseases common in the valley and how to stop them
  • Managing a landscape contractor like you know what you're doing

Cost: $100 for all four weeks

Certificates will be given to those who attend all four classes

Sign up for the class here


  1. I would love to take your course, but I live in Palm Springs. I assume this class will be held in a real landscape situation, rather than a classroom, but I thought I would check to see if there is any online attendance option.
    Thank you.

    1. There is not at this time an online version of my class. But I would encourage you to get two books that will help. One is Plants for Dry Climates by Duffield and Jones out of Tucson and the other, Lush & Efficient: A Guide to Gardening in the Coachella Valley by Johnson, Harbison and Mahr is from your neck of the woods but I don't think its in print anymore. Both are very worth having. Both are available new and used from Amazon.