Call for Entries
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.
Aesthetic appeal; composition; and use of color and plant variety.
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.
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
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:
City of Dallas Water-Wise Landscape Tour
1500 Marilla Street, Room 2AN
Dallas, TX 75201
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.