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Irrigation Essentials for Lawn and Landscaping - FREE Workshop

June 27, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location

UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County
1921 Kissimmee Valley Lane
Kissimmee, FL 34744

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Description

An Irrigation Workshop for the Professional and the Homeowner

FREE!!! - Refreshments will be served.

8:30 - 9:00 - Registration

9:00 - 9:30 Intro to Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

9:30 - 10:20 am - FAWN data and tools- William Lusher, UF/IFAS Extension

  • Participant will learn about Irrigation schedulers, (Urban Irrigation Scheduler, My Virtual Lawn Tool) Apps, (Smart Irrigation Turf app, My Florida Farm Weather app)

10:20 - 10:30 am - Break 

10:30 - 11:20 - Operating and Troubleshooting your Irrigation System like a Pro, Speakers - Industry

11:20 - 12:30 - Using Reclaimed Water for Lawn and Landscape Irrigation - Krista Stump, UF/IFAS Extension Natural Resource Agent

  • Participants will learn "Why reuse water?"
  • What is reclaimed water/how is it treated?
  • Florida regulations and water quality standards for reclaimed water.
  • Considerations
  • >>Salts/Salinity
  • >> Nutrients/Incorporating reclaimed water into a fertilizer plan
  • >> Constituents of concern for human and ecosystem health
  • Other water reuse strategies and FAQs

Register Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/irrigation-essentials-for-lawn-and-landscaping-free-thursday-june-27th-800am-1100am-tickets-59042008236

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