Water-Wise Landscape Tour


2016 Water-Wise Landscape Tour logo


Water-Wise Landscape Tour – Saturday, September 17, 2016 – 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

City of Dallas Water Utilities, City of Dallas Park & Recreation, and the Dallas County Master Gardeners are teaming up to demonstrate the beauty of Water-Wise and EarthKind™ gardening with the 22nd annual Water-Wise Landscape Tour.

This year’s tour is highlighting residential landscapes in east Dallas, as well as several school demonstration gardens in southern Dallas.

On September 17, between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., the first 500 visitors at the tour headquarters will receive a free hose-end spray nozzle. For more information, call the Water Conservation Hotline at 214-670-3155, Monday-Friday 8:15 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

Tour Map

Click here to download a tour map.


Tour Headquarters

HQ – Ridgewood / Belcher Recreation Center – 6818 Fisher Road, Dallas 75214 [Map] [Photos]


Tour Talks/Demonstrations

Dallas County Master Gardeners will have demonstrations and be giving free presentations/demonstrations on WaterWise gardening and related topics at the tour headquarters and Cochran Elementary School.

Tour Headquarters

Ridgewood/Belcher Recreation Center, 6818 Fisher Road, Dallas, TX 75214

9:30 a.m. – Ya Gotta Love the Pollinators – Janet D. Smith

10:30 a.m. – Plants That Love to Grow Here – Chrissy Cortez-Mathis

11:30 a.m. – My Journey to Be WaterWise – Ruth Klein

School Gardens

Nancy J. Cochran Elementary School – 6000 Keeneland Parkway, Dallas, TX 75211

9:30 a.m. – WaterWise Gardening – Judy Meagher

10:30 a.m. – Most Insects Are Good! – Judy Meagher

11:30 a.m. – Native Plants – Judy Meagher


2016 Tour Participants

1 – 9316 W. Lake Highlands Drive – Dallas, TX 75218 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

2 – 6933 Lyre Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

3 – 6927 Lyre Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

4 – 6729 Santa Maria Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

5 – 7045 Greentree Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

6 – 6808 Colfax Drive – Dallas, TX 75231 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

7 – 9319 Chiswell Road – Dallas, TX 75238 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]


School Gardens

A – Nancy J. Cochran Elementary School – 6000 Keeneland Parkway – Dallas, TX 75211 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

B – St. Elizabeth Catholic School – 4019 S. Hampton Road, Dallas, TX 75224 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

NOTE: The August 2016 Dallas Water Utilities bill erroneously stated the address of St. Elizabeth Catholic School as 1919 Stevens Forest Drive, Dallas 75224. We regret any confusion this may have caused. Please note the correct address – 4019 S. Hampton Road – Dallas 75224.


Past Water-Wise Landscape Tours

2015 Water-Wise Landscape Tour Map

2014 Water-Wise Landscape Tour Map

2013 Water-Wise Landscape Tour Map

2012 Water-Wise Landscape Tour Map

2011 Water-Wise Landscape Tour Map

2010 Water-Wise Landscape Tour Map

2009 Water-Wise Landscape Tour Map

2008 Water-Wise Landscape Tour Map

Tour Sponsors

Save Dallas Water logo Dallas Water Utilities – Conservation Division


City of Dallas Parks and Recreation logo City of Dallas Park and Recreation


Dallas County Master Gardeners logo Dallas County Master Gardener Association, Inc.