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