Earth-Kind strategies maximize landscapes while protecting the environment. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)
Milano-area residents are invited to an Earth-Kind landscapes workshop Nov. 3, hosted by the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
The workshop will be held from 9-11 a.m. at 310 E. Ave. C in Milano. Registration is required at posgcd.org/event/ek-2311.
Earth-Kind Landscaping uses research-proven techniques to provide maximum garden and landscape enjoyment while preserving and protecting the environment.
“All local residents interested in having a beautiful lawn or landscape while also protecting our groundwater resources are invited to come out to this event and learn the easy strategies that Earth-Kind Landscaping teaches,” said Jaclyn Robertson, AgriLife Extension associate with the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District and Texas Water Resources Institute, Bryan-College Station.
Earth-Kind objective and workshop topics
The objective of Earth-Kind Landscaping is to combine the best of organic and traditional gardening and landscaping principles to create a horticultural system based on real-world effectiveness and environmental responsibility.
The workshop will cover Earth-Kind Landscaping practices, including:
- Landscaping for water conservation.
- Reducing fertilizer and pesticide use.
- Landscaping for energy conservation.
- Reducing landscape waste entering landfills.
Individuals using Earth-Kind Landscaping principles and practices can create attractive, easy-to-care-for landscapes while also conserving natural resources.
For more information, contact Robertson at email@example.com or 979-314-2931.