Free garden party, water conservation seminar June 23 in Truckee |

Free garden party, water conservation seminar June 23 in Truckee

Staff report

The Truckee Donner Public Utility District is hosting a garden party and seminar Tuesday, June 23, from 5-7 p.m. in the Patricia S. Sutton Conservation Garden.

The event will include displays and presentations by local experts on water-wise landscaping and gardening. Seminar presentations will occur at 5:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on plant selection, irrigation and landscape design, according to the PUD.

"The ongoing drought and California emergency regulations make it even more important to reduce water usage," Trisha Ruby, TDPUD conservation program administrator, said in a statement. "This event will help our customers reduce water usage, save money and maintain a beautiful yard now and in the future."

TDPUD customers are encouraged to attend and learn about water conservation for their garden, erosion and stormwater control, plant selection, irrigation, landscape materials and the many ways that residents can conserve water in and outside their homes.

Refreshments will be served. Local exhibitors will include TDPUD, town of Truckee, Truckee River Watershed Council, the Pat Sutton Memorial Scholarship Fund, Rock & Rose Nursery, Mountain Hardware and more.

Visit or call 530-582-3931 to learn more.