Water-Wise Landscape Tour
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.
Click here to download a tour map (self-guided).
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.
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
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
School & Demonstration Gardens
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
|Dallas Water Utilities – Conservation Division (www.SaveDallasWater.com)|
|Dallas County Master Gardener Association, Inc.(www.DallasCountyMasterGardeners.org)|