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UPCOMING WATER CLASSES
The City of Desoto Public Utilities Department has partnered with Texas A&M Water University to offer water conservation classes to our residents. If you would like to attend any of the classes, please click the appropriate tab below and click the registration link. You will be redirected to the Texas A&M website to register. All classes are free and will be held in the Civic Center Bluebonnet #2 room.
Know where your food comes from by growing your own vegetables. Learn proper soil preparation, garden design, disease and insect identification, and the proper time to germinate vegetable seeds and/or when to transplant vegetables into your garden for the season. Click here to register.
Come learn the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and the effects stormwater has on the environment. Participants will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home and have the opportunity to construct their very own 55 gallon rain barrel. This class is hands on "DIY" and each participant will take home a barrel. There may be a small fee to cover the cost of the barrel.
Registration will be held by the City of Desoto. Please email email@example.com. Deadline to register is Friday, April 21, 2017. We will have a maximum of 25 barrels available however, you may bring someone with you to help you with the project. One barrel per family. As of 1/13/17 there are 14 people registered for this class.
Is your trash can full at the end of the week? Did you know that you can reduce the waste carried to landfills by composting more and throwing away less? This program teaches the composting process, the different types and methods of composting, as well as how to compost and itsimportance. Click here to register.
Below are links to AgriLife handouts. They have similar information to what was shared in the Water University classes.