Grow Green Landscape Professional training is designed to provide helpful information to enhance your sustainable landscape services. Attendees learn about urban landscaping challenges and techniques to address them from local business, non-profit and City of Austin professionals.

The full Grow Green Landscape Professional series will not be offered in 2022. The uncertainty caused by Covid 19 has contributed to challenges for planning future classes. This year, the program's goals and effectiveness will be evaluated to determine future programming.

However, we are holding a virtual training that may be of interest to landscape professionals interested in managing stormwater on clients’ properties by using rain gardens and cisterns. As we continue to educate community members about these options, we need contractors who can do the installations!

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Learn about:
    •    How we can protect our creeks and lakes by re-thinking our relationship with harmful landscape chemicals 
    •    How you can save money on your monthly drainage charge by adding cisterns and rain gardens to your landscape   
    •    How & why catching rain with cisterns & rain gardens helps with your drainage problems and creek health  
    •    Austin Water Landscaping Rebates to save money! 

Click here for more information and a link to the training Grow Green to Keep Our Water Clean Virtual Landscaping Training

If you would like to be put on the distribution list to receive the announcement with details for future Landscape Professional Training click here or call 512-974-2550. 

Click here to view presentations and handouts from the series

Click here for answers to frequently asked questions

View a list of  landscape professionals who completed the training.

2019 Testimonials

"I am just happy that everyone else is finally catching up to the importance of rainwater harvesting."

"The speakers were all exceptional! I learned so much!! I'm looking forward to the other three training sessions. If they are half as good as this one was, I will be very pleased."

"Thank you for all of your efforts in organizing the speakers, wonderful lineup this year. Kudos!!"

"Came away feeling very inspired to work harder to keep water on the site, and to recommend others do the same."

"Thank you for bringing experts from different areas"

"Thanks for another fascinating and educational day!"


Several landscape profesionals learning from an instructor during Landscape Professionals Training.