Spring and summer will be here before you know it, and many Bozemanites will start to work on their lawns, trees, shrubbery, flower, and vegetable gardens.

Of course, while there is a great amount of pride that people take when they put in long hours to enhance and improve their home's landscaping, there are some important things that you should know when it comes to not only helping conserve water in our area but also to make sure that you are in accordance with city guidelines.

The City of Bozeman has lots of information on its website that will not only make sure you're up to date when it comes to city regulations but there are some great tips that can help you make sure that you're doing your part to make sure there is enough water for everyone.

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The City of Bozeman has introduced its Water Smart Bozeman incentive to make sure that local residents are educated in the following:

  • Understanding where our water comes from

  • Recognizing that there is a limited supply

  • Acting to conserve it

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In fact, the City of Bozeman is offering a free landscaping webinar to help residents with several different topics being discussed.  Below is a look at the topics and the dates the topics will be discussed.

  • Watershed Wise Landscaping April 25th, 6-7 pm
  • Protecting The Trees May 3rd, 6-7 pm
  • Garden Design Workshop May 11th, 6-7:30 pm
  • Turf: Remove, Replace, Or Maintain It May 16th, 6-7 pm
  • Drip Irrigation Fundamentals May 20th, 10-11 am
  • Compost: Building The Soil Sponge May 24th, 6-7 pm

If you would like more information about the topics or would like to sign up for the courses, you can visit the City of Bozeman's website by clicking here.

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