Monday, May 16, 2011

Water-wise gardening workshop set for May 24.


MILTON, Ga., May 16, 2011- Would you like to learn how to conserve water while nurturing your landscaping and lawn this summer? Then mark your calendars for the free, water-wise gardening workshop on Tuesday, May 24.

This free workshop, sponsored by the City of Alpharetta, Fulton County Public Works Water Services, City of Milton and Milton Goes Green, will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at Alpharetta City Hall, 2 South Main Street in Alpharetta (click here for directions).

There is no cost to attend; however, please register by calling 678-297-6200.

Louise Estabrook, UGA Cooperative Extension Agent of Fulton County, will discuss ways to reduce water run-off, soil erosion and pollutants by taking care of your yard the environmentally friendly way. You will learn to save water, time, energy and money by applying a few basic principles -- and the result will be the best yard you've ever had.

For more information, please contact Cindy Eade, Milton's Sustainability Coordinator, at or 678-242-2509.

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