Water-Wise Landscape Tour

 

Water-Wise Landscape Tour – Saturday, June 1, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

City of Dallas Water Utilities, City of Dallas Stormwater Management, City of Dallas Park & Recreation, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, the Dallas County Master Gardeners and the Town of Addison are teaming up with surrounding cities to demonstrate the beauty of Water-Wise and EarthKind™ gardening with the 19th annual Water-Wise Landscape Tour.

The first 100 visitors at each of the three tour headquarters will receive a free hose nozzle. For more information on this tour, call the Water Conservation Hotline at (214) 670-3155 Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 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

[NEW LOCATION] A – CENTRAL: City of Dallas – Bath House Cultural Center – 521 E. Lawther Drive – Dallas, TX 75218
[Map] [Photos]

B – NORTH: Town of Addison – Les Lacs Linear Park – 3901 Beltway Drive – Addison, TX 75001
[Map] [Photos]

C – SOUTH: Lake Cliff Park – E. Colorado Blvd. at N. Zang Blvd. – Dallas, TX 75203
[Map] [Photos]

 

Tour MicroTalks/Demonstrations

Dallas County Master Gardeners will have demonstrations and be conducting free 30 minute talks on Water-Wise gardening every hour on the hour at each of the 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
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive, Dallas, TX 75218

9:00 a.m. – Answers to YOUR Tree Questions – Eric Larner
10:00 a.m. – Herbs for the WaterWise Landscape – Marian Buchanan
11:00 a.m. – The Best Native Plants for Your Landscape – Roseann Ferguson

NOTE: There will different demonstrations throughout the day on topics related to Water-Wise landscaping

North Tour Headquarters
Les Lacs Linear Park – 3901 Beltway Drive, Addison, TX 75001

9:00 a.m. – Smarter Ways to Water Your Landscape – Gene Morrissey
10:00 a.m. – Gardening From the Ground Up – Ginnie Salter
11:00 a.m. – Lawn Care – John Hunt
12:00 p.m. – The G2 on H2O – Karen Sykes
1:00 p.m. – Plants That Love to Grow Here – Kevin Burns
2:00 p.m. – Unusual Herbs (Try Some New Ones) – Barbara Gollman

South Tour Headquarters
Lake Cliff Park – E. Colorado Boulevard at N. Zang Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75203

English
9:00 a.m. – Using Water Wisely – Marc Villanueva
10:00 a.m. – The Essential First Step – Soil – Judy Meagher
11:00 a.m. – Propagation Workshop – Tammy Risser

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9:00 a.m. – Mejor Jardín…Menos Agua – Judy Meagher
10:00 a.m. – Usar el Agua con Cuidado – Marcario Villanueva
11:00 a.m. – Insectos Beneficios – Judy Meagher

 

2013 Tour Winners

1 – 9319 Chiswell Road – Dallas, TX 75238 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

2 – 1705 Live Oak Drive – Irving, TX 75061 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

3 – 6606 Desco Drive – Dallas, TX 75225 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

4 – 6106 Victor Street – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

5 – 9803 Coldwater Circle – Dallas, TX 75228 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

 

Past Winners

6 – 6915 Blue Mesa Drive – Dallas, TX 75252 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

7 – 1306 Bradford Drive – Coppell, TX 75019 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

8 – 1309 Magnolia Drive – Richardson, TX 75080 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

9 – 13279 Meadowside Drive – Dallas, TX 75240 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

10 – 4060 Creekdale Drive – Dallas, TX 75229 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

11 – 4023 Glenridge Road – Dallas, TX 75220 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

12 – 6808 Colfax Drive – Dallas, TX 75231 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

13 – 878 Peavy Road – Dallas, TX 75218 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

14 – 7104 Westbrook Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

15 – 7045 Greentree Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

16 – 6933 Lyre Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

17 – 6327 Vickery Boulevard – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

18 – 7124 Pasadena Avenue – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List] [Video]

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

 

Demonstration Gardens

1 – Earth-Kind™ Demonstration Garden – 2311 Joe Field Road – Dallas, TX 75229 [Map] [Photos] [Website]

2 – Abika/Yavneh Academy -12324 Merit Drive – Dallas, TX 75251 [Map] [Photos]

3 – Valley View Municipal Complex – 333 Valley View Lane – Irving, TX 75061 [Map] [Photos]

4 – Coppell Town Center – 255 E. Parkway Boulevard – Coppell, TX 75019 [Map] [Photos]

5 – EarthKind Trial Rose Garden – 2610 Valley View Lane – Farmers Branch, TX 75234 [Map] [Photos]

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

 

Past Water-Wise Landscape Tours

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

Dallas Water Utilities – Conservation Division
(www.SaveDallasWater.com)
City of Dallas Stormwater Management
(www.WhereDoesItGo.com)
City of Dallas Park and Recreation
(www.DallasParks.org)
Dallas County Master Gardener Association, Inc.
(www.DallasCountyMasterGardeners.org)
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
(www.Dallas-TX.TAMU.edu)
Town of Addison
(www.AddisonTX.gov)

 

Industry Sponsors

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