Inland Empire News | Gardening Workshops at Chino Basin Water Conservation District

February 19, 2016

By: Megan McClain


Spring is just around the corner—is your green thumb itching? Or are you perplexed for how to make your garden and landscaping need less water this summer? After all, converting your lawn into a beautiful, drought-friendly garden is easier than you think.


The Chino Basin Water Conservation District will be hosting several free landscaping workshops to help walk you through planning and planting your garden this year. Beginning February 27th with a workshop on planning and designing a garden, attendees will be walked through the process with expert advice.


The workshops are held from 9a.m.-12p.m. with the following schedule:

February 27th – Preparation and Design

March 5th – Plant Propagation

March 19th – Soils, Fertilizers, and Pest Management

April 2nd – Vegetable Gardening

April 23rd – Irrigation Principles


For more inspiration, the Chino Basin Water Conservation District has a water-wise garden separated by landscape types such as natives and woodland area gardens. The Chino Basin Water Conservation District also gives away mulch and compost every first and third Saturday of the month from 8:30-11:30a.m. To learn more about the many offerings of this unique and eco-friendly place to visit, check out our feature article here. 


The Chino Basin Water Conservation District, 4594 San Bernardino St., Montclair, CA 91763. Hours are Mondays through Saturdays from 8a.m.-5p.m. For more information call (909) 626-2711 or visit their website at


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