Current Workshops

Your small steps at home lead to big changes in our community, from how you use your electricity and water to what you throw away, and even what you flush down the toilet.

Your Roseville Utilities are dedicated to helping you save water and energy, reduce your waste and keep your pipes flowing. Register for one of our workshops or check out our webinar and how-to video library to learn more! 


August Workshops

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Solar in Roseville

Thursday, August 8
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Workshop description

Interested in solar?  We’ll cover how solar technology works, the process to connect a solar system to the grid, and financial considerations.

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Worm Composting

Saturday, August 17
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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Workshop description

Learn the fun and benefits of vermiculture, composting with worms. This workshop includes topics such as the value of worm compost, how to set up a worm bin, what to feed (or not feed) worms, and how to care for a worm bin. By the end of the workshop, you will have the knowledge needed to create your own bin and start composting with worms.
This free, informational workshop does not include supplies and does not involve bin-building. On the day of the workshop you will have the option of purchasing a vermiculture kit including bin, spray bottle, shredded paper for bedding, and worms for $35. 


September Workshops

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Manageable Maintenance

Saturday, September 7
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Workshop description

Learn how to create low maintenance water-efficient landscapes and discover the dos and don’ts for selecting, placing, and caring for trees and plants. You’ll leave with tried-and-true maintenance practices and resources, as well as an understanding of the basics for creating healthy soil, managing weeds, and other common issues.

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Replacing your Lawn

Saturday, September 21 
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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Workshop description

Tired of mowing and watering your lawn? Learn how to replace your lawn with low maintenance, low water options, and use fewer pesticides.


October Workshops

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Growing Fruit Trees

Saturday, October 12
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Workshop description

You may know when to pick and enjoy that delicious fruit, but do you know how to choose, plant, tend, and prune your fruit tree? Join Roseville Urban Forest Foundation arborist Lani Houck to learn how to grow and maintain fruit trees, from planting to harvest. Learn about choosing, planting, watering, and pest management to keep your fruit trees beautiful and productive. We will provide pruning instructions in this workshop, but consider taking the Pruning Fruit trees workshop to get in depth pruning information.

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Is an EV Right for you?

Thursday, October 17
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
FREE -  
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Workshop description

Join us for an overview of electric vehicle basics. Topics include exploring the differences in a vehicle powered by electricity, options for charging, and available incentives.

Compost and mulch
Compost and Mulch

Saturday, October 19
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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Workshop description

Who knew your kitchen scraps and yard debris could improve your soil? It's called composting, which not only improves your soil, but helps you save water. Learn about how to set up a system that works for you. Discover the different types of mulch and how they protect your garden.