Nine West Shore gardens will be featured Sunday on the TRCD Conservation Landscape Tour in Tahoma.
The tour is produced by sustainable landscaping experts with the TRCD and will feature an array of different properties in the Tahoma area, with presentations on integrating erosion control best management practices (BMPs) into fire-safe landscapes, low-water turf options at a lakefront home, gardening techniques and plant selection to attract native wildlife.
Maps can be picked up Aug. 19 between 1 and 3 p.m. at the corner of Wilson and Pine streets in Tahoma. The tour will be held between 1 and 5 p.m. in Tahoma and is free, although donations wlil be accepted and will go toward future events and environmental education programs in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Donations can be made in person or by visiting tahoercd.org.