Water-Wise Landscape Tour

 

2015 Water-Wise Landscape Tour logo

 

Water-Wise Landscape Tour – Saturday, June 6, 2015 – 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

City of Dallas Water Utilities, City of Dallas Park & Recreation, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and the Dallas County Master Gardeners are teaming up to demonstrate the beauty of Water-Wise and EarthKind™ gardening with the 21st annual Water-Wise Landscape Tour.

The first 100 visitors at each of the three tour headquarters will receive a free hose spray nozzle. For more information on this tour, call the Water Conservation Hotline at (214) 670-3155, Monday-Friday 8:15 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Tour Map

Click here for a map of the self-guiding Water-Wise Landscape Tour. Maps will also be available all tour headquarters.

Tour Headquarters

A – CENTRAL: City of Dallas – White Rock Pump Station – 2900 White Rock Road – Dallas, TX 75214
[Map] [Photos]

B – NORTH: Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center – 17360 Coit Road – Dallas, TX 75252
[Map] [Photos]

C – SOUTH: City of Dallas – Kidd Springs Recreation Center – 711 W. Canty Street – Dallas, TX 75208
[Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

Tour Talks/Demonstrations

Dallas County Master Gardeners will have demonstrations and be giving free presentations/demonstrations on WaterWise gardening and related topics at all tour headquarters. Dallas County Master Gardener volunteers will also be assisting homeowners and helping answer questions about the plants and landscapes on the tour.

Central Tour Headquarters
City of Dallas – White Rock Pump Station, 2900 White Rock Road, Dallas, TX 75214

9:00 a.m. – WaterWise Gardening – Chrissy Cortez-Mathis
10:00 a.m. – Why, Where & How of Planting Your Landscape Tree – Eric Larner
11:00 a.m. – Redesigning Your Landscape – Judy Fender
12:00 p.m. – Best Trees for Your Landscape – Eric Larner
1:00 p.m. – Landscaping for the Shade – Judy Fender
2:00 p.m. – WaterWise Gardening – Judy Fender

North Tour Headquarters
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center – 17360 Coit Road, Dallas, TX 75252

9:00 a.m. – WaterWise Gardening – C.A. Hiscock
10:00 a.m. – Plant Propagation – Roseann Ferguson
11:00 a.m. – Soil Preparation – C.A. Hiscock

South Tour Headquarters
City of Dallas – Kidd Springs Recreation Center – 711 W. Canty Street, Dallas, TX 75208

English
9:00 a.m. – Plants That Like to Grow Here – Kevin Burns
10:00 a.m. – Vegetable Gardening – John Hunt
11:00 a.m. – Lawn Care for Weed Owners – John Hunt
12:00 p.m. – Plants That Like to Grow Here – Kevin Burns

Bilingual (English-Español)
1:00 p.m. – Plant Propagation/Propagación de Plantas – Judy Meagher

NOTE: Dallas County Master Gardeners will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to answer your gardening/landscaping questions in English or Spanish.

NOTA: Los Jardineros Maestros del Condado de Dallas estarán disponible de 9:00 a.m. a 1:00 p.m. para responder a sus preguntas de jardinería/paisajismo en inglés o español.

2015 Tour Winners

1 – 9648 Robin Meadow Drive – Dallas, TX 75243 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

2 – 6730 Pemberton Drive – Dallas, TX 75230 [Map] [Photos] [Video]

3 – 6729 Santa Maria Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

4 – 719 N. Bishop Avenue – Dallas, TX 75208 [Map] [Photos] [Video]

Past Winners

5 – 6915 Blue Mesa Drive – Dallas, TX 75252 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

6 – 13279 Meadowside Drive – Dallas, TX 75240 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

7 – 4050 Creekdale Drive – Dallas, TX 75229 [Map] [Photos] [Video]

8 – 4060 Creekdale Drive – Dallas, TX 75229 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

9 – 4023 Glenridge Road – Dallas, TX 75220 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

10 – 6808 Colfax Drive – Dallas, TX 75231 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

11 – 6337 Lange Circle – Dallas, TX 75231 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

12 – 6715 Trammel Drive – Dallas, TX 75231 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

13 – 7104 Westbrook Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

14 – 7045 Greentree Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

15 – 6933 Lyre Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

16 – 878 Peavy Road – Dallas, TX 75218 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

17 – 9803 Coldwater Circle – Dallas, TX 75228 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

18 – 6106 Victor Street – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

19 – 1935 W. Colorado Boulevard – Dallas, TX 75208 [Map] [Photos] [Video]

Demonstration Gardens

1 – City of Dallas – Kiest Park Memorial Garden – 3080 S. Hampton Road – Dallas, TX 75224 [Map] [Photos]

2 – City of Dallas – Lake Cliff Park – E. Colorado Boulevard & N. Zang Boulevard – Dallas, TX 75203 [Map] [Photos]

3 – Raincatcher’s Garden of Midway Hills – 11001 Midway Road – Dallas, TX 75229 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

4 – Dallas ISD – Robert E. Lee Elementary School – 2911 Delmar Avenue – Dallas, TX 75206 [Map] [Photos]

5 – City of Dallas – Bath House Cultural Center – 521 E. Lawther Drive – Dallas, TX 75218 [Map] [Photos]

6 – Unity Garden – Coldwater Circle at Estacado Drive – Dallas, TX 75228 [Map] [Photos]

7 – Texas Discovery Gardens – Master Gardeners’ Demonstration Garden – 3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard – Dallas TX 75210 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]
[NOTE: Please enter Fair Park Gate 6 from Robert B. Cullum Boulevard. Tour does NOT include admission to Butterfly House.]

Past Water-Wise Landscape Tours

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
(www.SaveDallasWater.com)
City of Dallas Parks and Recreation logo City of Dallas Park and Recreation
(www.DallasParks.org)
Dallas County Master Gardeners logo Dallas County Master Gardener Association, Inc.
(www.DallasCountyMasterGardeners.org)
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension logo Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
(www.Dallas-TX.TAMU.edu)

 

Industry Sponsors

Antique Rose Emporium Antique Rose Emporium
(www.WeAreRoses.com)
Arborilogical Services Arborilogical Services, Inc.
(www.arborilogical.com)
Brumley Gardens logo Brumley Gardens
(www.BrumleyGardens.com)
Covington's Nursery logo Covington Nursery & Landscape Co.
(www.CovingtonNursery.com)
GreenSense Organic Fertilizer logo Green Sense Natural Fertilizers
(www.GreenSense.net)
Native American Seed logo Native American Seed
(www.SeedSource.com)
North Haven Gardens logo North Haven Gardens
(www.NHG.com)
Redenta's logo Redenta’s
(www.redentas.com)
Rohde's Nursery and Nature Store logo Rohde’s Nursery and Nature Store
(www.BeOrganic.com)
Shades of Green logo Shades of Green
(www.ShadesOfGreenInc.com)
Soil Building Systems logo Soil Building Systems, Inc.
(www.SoilBuildingSystems.com)
Texas Discovery Gardens logo Texas Discovery Gardens
(www.TexasDiscoveryGardens.org)
Weston Gardens logo Weston Gardens in Bloom, Inc.
(www.WestonGardens.com)
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