Water-Wise Landscape Tour

 

2017 Water-Wise Landscape Tour logo

 

Saturday, October 14, 2017 – 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 23rd annual Water-Wise Landscape Tour.

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

On October 14, 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 (self-guided).
 

Tour Headquarters

A – White Rock Pump Station – 2900 White Rock 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 at the White Rock Pump Station and Scofield Christian School.

Tour Headquarters
White Rock Pump Station, 2900 White Rock Road, Dallas, TX 75214
9:30 a.m. – Landscaping for the 21st Century – Janet D. Smith
10:30 a.m. – Rain Barrels – Cookie Peadon
11:30 a.m. – Fall Containers: Edible & Beautiful – Barbara Gollman

School Garden
Scofield Christian School, 7730 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX 75231
9:30 a.m. – Fall Containers: Edible & Beautiful – Barbara Gollman
10:30 a.m. – Composting – John Hunt
11:30 a.m. – Gardening on a Shoestring: Confessions of a Frugal Gardener – Fran Powell

 

2017 Tour Participants

1 – 983 Sylvania Drive – Dallas, TX 75218 [Map] [Photos]

2 – 854 Creekridge Drive – Dallas, TX 75218 [Map] [Photos]

3 – 444 Brookhurst Drive – Dallas, TX 75218 [Map] [Photos]

4 – 218 Easton Road – Dallas, TX 75218 [Map] [Photos]

5 – 6933 Lyre Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

6 – 6729 Santa Maria Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

7 – 7045 Greentree Lane – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

8 – 6715 Trammel Drive – Dallas, TX 75214 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

9 – 9648 Robin Meadow Drive – Dallas, TX 75243 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

10 – 7606 Burns Run – Dallas, TX 75248 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

11 – 6915 Blue Mesa Drive – Dallas, TX 75208 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]
 

School & Demonstration Gardens

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

2 – Tenison Park Pollinator Garden – Tenison Memorial Drive at East Grand Avenue – Dallas, TX 75223 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

3 – Scofield Christian School – 7730 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX 75231 [Map] [Photos] [Plant List]

NOTE: The school gardens at Nancy J. Cochran Elementary School (6000 Keeneland Parkway – Dallas 75211), Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary School (6610 Lake June Road – Dallas 7521) and Ignacio Zaragoza Elementary School (4550 Worth Street – Dallas 75246) were listed on the Dallas Water Utilities September bill insert as being on this year’s Water-Wise Landscape tour. Due to unforeseen circumstances, these school gardens will NOT be on the tour this year.
 

Past Water-Wise Landscape Tours

2016 Water-Wise Landscape Tour Map

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 (www.SaveDallasWater.com)
Dallas County Master Gardeners logo Dallas County Master Gardener Association, Inc.(www.DallasCountyMasterGardeners.org)
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