Home & Garden



CC&Rs for Single Dwellings (FREE)
This class will answer questions about Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs) for the single dwelling home in Sun City West. (Condo and apartment residents have different CC&Rs). Common questions include: Can I build a dog run? Can I have a clothes line? How low does my hedge need to be? Pat Dvorscak, CC&R Investigator, will examine typical CC&Rs with an in-depth look at the permitted uses and restrictions. Learn one of the reasons why Sun City West is a Premier Retirement Community! (1 session) 

Instructor: Pat Dvorscak has been a CC&R Investigator with PORA for over 4 years. She will educate residents on the various Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions in the various sections of Sun City West.

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If you have a copy of your CC&Rs, you may bring it with you to this class.

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CCR
PORA Adult Learning
Conference 1
Dvorscak 2/27 - 2/27 Tu 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM $0.00

Container Gardening for your home and yard

Brighten your home and yard with decorative and colorful containers filled with many types of succulents, cacti, flowers and more. Learn which plants are suitable for containers as well as the best soils and types of containers to use. Discuss which plants work best in our Arizona weather. (1 session) 

Instructor:  Keven Pauling started Keven’s Landscape when he was fifteen. He worked at Tip Top Nursery after school and his customers kept asking him to plant everything he was recommending, but the nursery didn't offer installation. He then quit, set up an office in his parents' bedroom and continued doing what he loved. He still has the same passion for creating beautiful Arizona landscapes that were the starting point for his business.



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CGHY
PORA Adult Learning
Conference 1
Pauling 3/15 - 3/15 Th 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM $10.00

Decorating: Accessorizing for Maximum Impact
Back for a return engagement, Donna lets you in on tricks of the trade that designers and stagers use to make those trouble spots pop! (1 session) 

Instructor:  Donna Jamison became an Accredited Staging Professional Master over nine years ago, and is one of only two in Arizona. Her two companies, Wild About Staging and Wild About Decor, are her tools to help owners sell their homes quickly and for top dollar. Donna also does consultation, room makeovers, and professional shopping services.

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DECA
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 1
Jamison 3/19 - 3/19 Mo 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM $10.00

Landscape and Irrigation Care

This fun and informative class will cover the basics of landscape and gardening in our desert climate. Keven will cover plant and tree care including trimming, fertilizing, watering schedules (setting the timer), drip systems and eliminating most bugs. Bring your questions, plant problems, and success stories. You will leave laughing and with a plethora of information. Bring a pen to take notes on Keven’s handouts. (1 session) 

Instructor:  Keven Pauling started Keven’s Landscape when he was fifteen. He worked at Tip Top Nursery after school and his customers kept asking him to plant everything he was recommending, but the nursery didn't offer installation. He then quit, set up an office in his parents' bedroom and continued doing what he loved. He still has the same passion for creating beautiful Arizona landscapes that were the starting point for his business.



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LIRR
PORA Adult Learning
Conference 1
Pauling 2/22 - 2/22 Th 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM $10.00

Landscape and Irrigation Care: Prepare for Hot Weather
Enjoy this informative class that will cover how to care for your landscaping during the hot summer heat in this area of AZ.  Keven will talk about plant and tree care including trimming, fertilizing, watering schedules (even hot to set the timer), drip systems and eliminating most bugs. Have your questions answer and hear the success stories. Lots of information so be sure to bring a pen to take notes.  (1 session)  

Instructor:  Keven Pauling started his business, Keven’s Landscape, when he was fifteen.  Since then, he has nurtured his love and knowledge for creating beautiful, lasting Arizona landscapes here in the Valley of the Sun.
 

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lic
PORA Adult Learning
Conference 1
Pauling 4/12 - 4/12 Th 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM $10.00

Update Your Home's Interior

Part One: Let's Get Started! Now's the time to begin those projects in your home that you have been thinking about. "Where do I start?" Learn how to choose a color scheme for a room or entire home. Decide where to place your existing furniture or purchase new. Having a hard time deciding on flooring or updating window treatments? The information in this class will provide you with the tools to make good choices for your home.Part Two: Finishing Up! Bring your ideas and choices from week one for a follow up. Share your successes and challenges with class and instructor. Pictures of your projects would be enjoyed as well. (2 sessions)

 Instructor: Joy Love is a retired Home Economics teacher who taught a variety of classes for 20 years. She continued her love of interior design with 8 years at Ethan Allen in the valley. A move to Delaware allowed her to continue in sales and design at the beach. She worked at a family owned furniture store and helped clients change their interiors life style. Also, during that time she began Interiorscapes with a partner that sold window treatments. Now back in AZ she continues helping people design or update their current interiors.



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UYHI
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 2
Love 3/8 - 3/15 Th 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM $15.00