Water conservation is important during our drought situation, however, there are other ways to take care of the environment.

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This Friday, March 18th, Allison Watkins, AgriLife Extension Horticulturist, will be talking about EarthKind Landscaping. This is a collection of research proven techniques to create a beautiful, successful landscape while protecting our precious natural resources.

EarthKind landscaping promotes water conservation, reduction of pesticide and fertilizer use, and the reduction of waste materials going into landfills.

Learn about soil management, plant selection, and much more. You can also get your landscape challenge questions answered as well.

The class is from Noon-1 at the Agrilife Extension Offices on the 1st floor of the Edd B. Keys Building, 113 W. Beauregard. Cost is $5.00 per person and you can bring your lunch and enjoy it while you're learning.

Reservations are strongly encouraged, so call 659-6528 to make your reservation now.

Proceeds benefit The People/Plant Connection which is building the Children's Adventure Garden at Padron Park. To learn more about the People/Plant Connection, call 325-656-3104.