Landscape Training Classes

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Landscape Training Classes

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LADWP is partnering with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and various environmental groups to promote sustainable landscaping. 

Introductory Landscape Training Classes

LADWP provides free introductory Landscape Training classes for customers. These classes are available online and in person and provide a cursory overview of the benefits of a California Friendly Native Plant landscape, how to remove turf and replace it with low-water-using landscape, and garden design and plant selection. 


Course topics include:

  1. Using a sustainable approach to gardening
  2. Improving your soil
  3. Evaluating your project site
  4. Right plant, right place
  5. Using rainwater as a resource
  6. Managing irrigation
  7. Three ways to remove your turf
  8. Seasonal maintenance practices
  9. Turf removal rebate

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Select which class and date you want to register for, enter your first and last name, email, zip code and how you heard of the class. After registering, a confirmation email will be sent to you with class information.

Landscape Training Classes

  • Participants at a landscape training class working in front yard, planting drought tolerant plants

    CA Friendly Native Plant Landscape Webinar

  • Rain barrel in a backyard.

    Keeping Rain in the Garden

  • Two women installing drip irrigation line.

    Drip Irrigation Fundamentals


*Please note that class space is limited. All classes are in English unless otherwise noted. If a class is booked full you will be placed on a waiting list.