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, April 29th @ 9:30am - 11:00am

Small Yard & Patio Landscaping

Want to beautify your small yard and decorate your patio?  Join us and learn how to design for these spaces!  Practice your container planting skills at this hands-on workshop.

This workshop will provide a unique opportunity for residents to learn about landscape design specifically for small yards and patio spaces.  Workshop participants will learn about the importance and benefits of landscape design that incorporates low water use plants that are native to our area.  A portion of the workshop will also include a hands-on planting activity for workshop participants.

*Class will be held at our District office.

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

Free day of fun & learning!

Join us at our District office for our annual Water Festival.

family activities, landscape experts & products, tours, free food


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.

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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