Free Water Conservation Garden Design Workshop on Nov. 22

By Staff Reports

(Victorville)– The City of Victorville is hosting a free Water Conservation Garden Design Workshop on Friday, Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Victorville City Hall, Conference Room D, located at 14343 Civic Dr., in Victorville.

The hands-on class will provide residents with step-by-step instructions on how to design a beautiful, water-wise garden.  The workshop will cover site review, plot plans, plant selection, design goals, hydrozones, materials needed, and landscape measurement.

“This is a fantastic workshop for homeowners to attend,” stated Donna McCormick, City of Victorville Water Conservation Supervisor.  “This class teaches residents how to design a garden from scratch.  They’ll learn how to measure their yards; how to evaluate their own, personal garden design goals; how to create a plot plan; how to select appropriate plants for different areas of the garden; and more.  This workshop really gives residents everything they need to know to design the perfect garden for their yard and for their lifestyle!”

The program is sponsored by the City of Victorville.   The workshop will include refreshments, raffle prizes, and water conservation and landscape design resources.

The workshop is free and open to all residents of the High Desert.  Advance registration is required and space is limited.  To register, contact City of Victorville Water Conservation Supervisor Donna McCormick by email at  or by calling (760) 955-2016.  Registration is also available on line at:

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