Rainwater harvesting workshop set for June 2

Staff Writer

The Permian Basin Underground Water District will host a 2016 Rainwater Harvesting Workshop, on Thursday, June 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The presentation will take place at the PBUWCD office at 708 W. St. Peter Street in Stanton, and is free to the public. This year’s guest speaker will be Extension Agent in Horticulture Jeff Floyd with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. There will be a door prize drawing for a rain barrel and rain chain giveaway.
The workshop will begin with Mr. Floyd speaking about Xeriscaping and drought tolerant plant selections. His presentation will include ideas on how to start a xeriscape garden and how to select xeriscape or water-wise plants that grow well in our area.