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SMART Landscaping Expo


The Antelope Valley State Water Contractors Association and The Antelope Valley Fair Association present the 3rd Annual SMART Landscaping Expo 2016

Come and join us at the Sustainable Manageable Attractive Responsible Timely (SMART) Landscaping Expo on Saturday, November 5, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Van Dam Building at the A.V. Fairgrounds

A.V. Fairgrounds 
2551 W. Ave. H.
Lancaster, CA 93536
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Admission and parking is free.  

Click here to download the SMART Expo postcard.
 
The SMART Landscaping Expo will feature a variety of speakers teaching attendees how to create beautiful, sustainable, water-saving landscapes designed for the High Desert.
 
Expo Topics will include:

- Sustainable Landscape Designing from A to Z - Denise Keef, Denise K. Designs
- Manageable Yards Using Boulders, Rocks & Mulches - Neal Weisenberger
- Attractive Plants that Thrive in Local Conditions – A.V. Resource Conservation District
- Responsible Alternatives to Watering, Like Drip Irrigation - Glenn Gunther, Glenn's Lawn Care
- Timely Transitions made from Lawn to SMART Landscape - Brad Hayes, Greenbee Nurser
 
Exhibitors on-site include*:  Antelope Valley College,  Antelope Valley Bee Keepers, A.V National Audubon Society, Antelope Valley Resources Conservation District,  Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency,  Coldwell Banker A Hartwig C, Denise K. Designs,  DCF Soils Inc., Glenn’s Lawn Care,  Greenbee Landscaping,  JNR Home Improvements,  Los Angeles County Water Works,  Littlerock Irrigation District,  Palmdale Water District,  Quartz Hill Garden Center & Nursery,  and Quartz Hill Water District. 
 
The Expo’s sponsor, the Antelope Valley Water Contractors Association, was created in 1999 in an effort to optimize the use of local water resources and protect surface water and groundwater storage within the Antelope Valley. Three public water agencies combine to form the AVSWCA in serving the Antelope Valley: Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency, Littlerock Creek Irrigation District, and Palmdale Water District. 
 
Presentations*:  Two stages will be open at the SMART Landscaping Expo featuring experienced speakers teaching attendees how to Design and Build beautiful and sustainable landscapes that are also water-efficient.
 
                       
  Design Stage Build Stage
9:00 AM & 12:00 PM Designing from A to Z
Denise Keef, Denise K. Designs
How Much Water Does Your Plant Need?
Neal Weisenberger
10:00 AM & 1:00 PM Correct Use of Boulders, Rocks, & Mulches
Neal Weisenberger
From Lawn to SMART Landscape
Brad Hayes, Greenbee Nursery
11:00 AM Friendly Natives
Planting for Local Conditions
AV Resource Conservation District
High Efficiency Irrigation
Drip to Sprinklers

Glenn Gunther, Glenn's Lawn Care
2:00 PM Growing & Maintaining Your Lawn
Even in Drought
Neal Weisenberger
High Efficiency Irrigation
Drip to Sprinklers

Glenn Gunther, Glenn's Lawn Care
 
* Expo Vendors and Presentations subject to change without notice.
 
 
Interested in being an Exhibitor?
Applications are still being accepted for exhibitors & vendors at this year’s SMART Landscaping Expo.  If you are interested, please download the vendor letter or the application formExhibitor space is free, just fill out the attached application and return to contact@avswca.org.
 
Hope to see you at this year’s SMART Landscaping Expo on Saturday, November 5, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the A.V. Fairgrounds.  Remember, admission and parking is free.  
 
For further questions, please call 661-943-3201 or e-mail us at: contact@avswca.org.