Call for Entries

 

2017 Water-Wise Landscape Tour

 

ENTRY DEADLINE: August 18, 2017

TOUR DAY: Saturday, October 14, 2017

 

The 23rd annual Water-Wise Landscape Tour is open to all residential or commercial landscapes of Dallas Water Utilities customers. The Water-Wise Landscape Tour is co-sponsored by City of Dallas Water Utilities and the Dallas County Master Gardener Association, Inc.

  • The tour will feature landscapes (back yard landscapes may be included at the discretion of the homeowner).
  • A Dallas County Master Gardener volunteer will assist on tour day.
  • All entrants must agree that their landscapes may be photographed for publicity and educational purposes. All winners must agree to be present to answer visitor questions from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on tour day.

 

Judging Criteria

Design
Aesthetic appeal; composition; and use of color and plant variety.

Water Conservation
Efficient irrigation/water use; use of non-vegetative materials such as fences, walls, walks, etc.; use of native or adapted plants; reduced turf area; and use of mulches.

Appropriate Maintenance
Landscape tidy – healthy, disease and pest free plants; no weeds; and plants pruned as appropriate.

 

Entry Deadline: August 18, 2017
Entries will be judged in late August. The public tour of landscapes will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017.

Submitting Call for Entries

Online:
Please complete the online Call for Entry form below, including uploading a minimum of 3 current photographs (including at least one overall view) of your landscape.

Downloadable PDF File:
You can also click here to download a PDF of the Call for Entries form, filling it out and sending a minimum of 3 current photographs (including at least one overall view of your landscape) by either:

Mail:
City of Dallas Water-Wise Landscape Tour
1500 Marilla Street, Room 2AN
Dallas, TX 75201

Fax:
(214) 670-5244

E-mail:
tour@savedallaswater.com

Note: Photographs send by mail will not be returned. If you are selected as a tour winner, you agree to have your address published in the newspaper and on the SaveDallasWater.com website, to place a sign in your yard for one month indicating your landscape is a tour winner, and to be present to answer visitor questions from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on tour day, October 14, 2017. Please call (214) 670-5378 if you have any questions regarding the entry process.

 

Call for Entries Form

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