Dealing with Drought & Landscape Watering Restrictions

By Dennis Pittenger, University Of California Cooperative Extension

Wednesday, September 28th ~ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
CEUs: 1.5 PGMS, IA, NALP



Dennis Pittenger, University Of California Cooperative Extension


Course Description:

The ongoing drought demands greater landscape water conservation and landscape managers are facing a range of landscape watering restrictions. When water is limited, it is critical that landscape managers have the knowledge and skills to maintain landscape plant health and performance during drought. Participants in this workshop will learn how to prioritize and schedule irrigation, estimate minimum landscape water requirements, and apply cultural practices that conserve water.


Biography:

Dennis is a sought-after speaker and a nationally recognized expert in landscape water management, palm management, and care of woody landscape plants. He has conducted noted field research studies on landscape plant water needs, transplanting specimen palms, tree root management, tree selection, and groundcover management. In both 2010 and 2011, he received the Arboriculture Research Award from the Western Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture.

Dennis works closely with industry groups and University colleagues to carry out his field research studies and deliver educational programs for landscape-related professionals. He has authored or co-authored over 225 research articles and educational publications reporting results of his studies and applying research findings to educate the landscape industry on many subjects. Dennis is the technical editor and co-author of the award-winning California Master Gardener Handbook, the University of California's comprehensive basic horticulture reference. He also leads U.C. Cooperative Extension's Web-based Center for Landscape and Urban Horticulture.

Dennis is a member of the American Society for Horticultural Science, the International Society of Arboriculture, the Metropolitan Tree Alliance, and the California Landscape Contractors Association. He joined the University of California Cooperative Extension and the Botany and Plant Sciences Department at U.C. Riverside in 1981.


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