Xeriscape Horticulture for Professionals

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Xeriscape Horticulture for Professionals

A chance to learn about dryland landscaping from experts in the field. Join us for an intensive workshop geared towards professionals.

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Coast Capri Hotel 1171 Harvey Avenue Kelowna, BC V1Y 6E8 Canada

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  • 8 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Join us for the Xeriscape Horticulture for Professionals workshop, presented by the Okanagan Xeriscape Association, featuring Egan Davis from the City of Richmond, talking about the Long Grass Movement in Passive Turf Areas.

Xeriscape is about gardening with nature: using techniques that conserve water, and plants that use less water and thrive in hotter summers.

The workshop will cover these topics presented by Okanagan xeriscape experts:

• Indigenous and xeriscape plant selection

• Slope restoration

• Erosion control

• Soil and mulch

• Xeriscape design and maintenance

• Low-water irrigation and new irrigation products

Tickets are $165 per participant and include coffee, tea and snacks, followed by a lunch buffet.

*15% off when purchasing 3 tickets or more (details below)

If you have any specific dietary requirements, then please email us at admin@okanaganxeriscape.org, and we will do our best to accommodate.

Egan Davis is manager of parks operations for the City of Richmond. He has a background in horticulture education, managing botanical collections, and has worked in nursery and greenhouse production and landscape construction.

He has international horticulture experience, including working at Gothenburg Botanical Garden and Klinta Gardens in Sweden and on botanical expeditions in North America, Eurasia and New Zealand.

Closer to home, he has worked for VanDusen and UBC Botanical Gardens, Park and Tilford Gardens, the BCRPA and HortEd.ca

*Email us if you plan to purchase 3 or more tickets and we will send you the promotional code to be entered at the time of purchase. This offer also applies to employees of the same company who purchase the tickets as individuals (company name needs to be provided at the time of purchase).

If you have any questions please contact: admin@okanaganxeriscape.org

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