If you're planting a garden this year or finally starting that landscaping plan on your property, installing a drip irrigation system can make your life easier.

Drip irrigation workshop coming to UA Sierra Vista

It takes planning and effort initially, but the time and stress it saves in the long run is worth it.

Drip Irrigation: How Do I Get Started?

Getting started with drip irrigation can be daunting. As you stand in the aisle at the hardware store, you can easily become overwhelmed by all the parts and pieces.

Drip irrigation workshop coming to UA Sierra Vista
A map of a typical drip irrigation system. | Background: Canva // Map courtesy of the Cochise County Master Gardeners

That's where the Cochise County Master Gardeners can help. They will show you what you need, teach you how to put the parts together, and help you design the best system for your landscaping needs.

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Drip irrigation workshop coming to UA Sierra Vista

The Cochise County Master Gardeners Present: Drip Irrigation, You Can Do It!

You really CAN do it, and the Cochise County Master Gardeners (CCMGA)  will help you get started.

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The hands-on drip irrigation workshop will be held on Friday, April 12, 2024, from 1:30 to 4pm.

Drip irrigation workshop coming to UA Sierra Vista

The workshop will be held in the Public Meeting Room of Groth Hall, located at 1140 North Colombo in Sierra Vista, on the University of Arizona Sierra Vista Campus.

REGISTRATION is REQUIRED so the CCMGA can ensure enough seating and supplies for everyone attending.

To REGISTER, please TEXT or CALL  520-559-7078

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The Perfect Time of Year to Put in a Drip System in Arizona

This is the perfect time of year before the heat sets in to add a new system or repair or augment an old one. Plus, the temperatures are still pleasant for working outdoors!

Drip irrigation workshop coming to UA Sierra Vista

Learn to build new, maintain, add to, repair, or replace a home irrigation system.

According to Cochise County Master Gardener Jan Groth, adding a drip irrigation system:

  • Saves water
  • Saves money
  • Saves time
  • And most important?  It greatly improves the health and performance of your plants.

You'll be amazed at how easy this can be. The workshop fee is only $5.00, and it can be paid in cash or check at the door.

All proceeds benefit the Discovery Gardens at UA Sierra Vista and help support CCMGA Educational Outreach Programs.

[ CCMGA | Facebook: Master Gardeners ]

Thanks to Jan Groth and the Cochise County Master Gardeners for the information contained in this article.

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