SMWD Classes & Events

SustainaBlue Landscape Workshop Series

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Santa Margarita Water District is proud to present to our customers the SustainaBlue Landscape Workshop Series.  Come learn from landscaping and design professionals and leave inspired and motivated!


Saturday, March 4th @ 9:00am - 11:00am in Reata Park

Small Yard & Patio Landscaping

Join us for a morning of fun and learning at Reata Park, a shining example of the true beauty of California’s native landscapes.  One of the largest and most extensive California native plant gardens in the state, Reata Park boasts a home demonstration garden, medicinal/edible garden, an arboretum, and exhibits sustainable landscape techniques such as rainwater harvesting!

Saturday, April 8th @ 10:00am - 4:00pm

SustainaBlue Landscapes Tour

More details to come!

Saturday, May 20th @ 10:00am - 2:00pm

Join us at our District Office for our annual Water Festival. More details to come!


Smart Irrigation Month



The Watershed Approach



CA Friendly Landscaping Training




Classes are held at the District office unless otherwise stated:

26111 Antonio Parkway

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Refreshments will be provided and classes are limited to 50 attendees in our Board Room.  

To make a reservation, please call Karla Guardado at (949) 459-6526 or click the "RESERVE" button at the top of the page.


Workshops & Classes by Others

The Tree of Life Nursery has a great series of workshops throughout the year.  Without a doubt the most popular is their six-part series on how to Replace Your Lawn.  *CLICK HERE to view their full workshop schedule.

Saturday, January 21st

9:30am - 10:30am

'Replace Your Lawn' class series @ Tree of Life Nursery

Design Basics with landscape designer, Jodie Cook

Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday afternoon

12:00pm - 12:30pm

30-minute Nature Power Walk & Lunch @ Reata Park

The OC Master Gardeners host FREE workshops and interpretive native garden walks at Reata Park.  CLICK HERE to view their events or call (949) 809-9760.

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