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Water-Wise Landscape Tour – Dallas

Posted by youngsierrans on June 4, 2009

wwltCity of Dallas Water Utilities, City of Dallas Stormwater Management, Texas AgriLife Extension and the Dallas County Master Gardeners are teaming up with surrounding cities to demonstrate the beauty of Water-Wise and EarthKind gardening with the 15th annual Water-Wise Landscape Tour.

Dallas County Master Gardeners will be conducting FREE 15 minute talks on Water-Wise gardening every hour on the hour at each of the tour headquarters. Dallas County Master Gardener volunteers will also be assisting homeowners and helping answer questions about the plants and landscapes on the tour.

Date: Saturday – June 6th, 2009
Time: 9am-3pm

Various Locations:
CENTRAL: City of Dallas – White Rock Pump Station, 2900 White Rock Road, Dallas, 75214
NORTH: City of Addison – Les Lacs Linear Park, 3901 Beltway Drive, Addison, 75001
SOUTH: City of Dallas – Kiest Park Recreation Center, 3012 S. Hampton Road, Dallas, 75224

For a complete schedule of the MicroTalks Schedule (by location) and a list of the Demostration Garden locations, please see the Water-Wise Landscape Tour website.  For more information, call the Water Conservation Hotline at (214) 670-3155, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

One Response to “Water-Wise Landscape Tour – Dallas”

  1. Peter said

    From Noel Nielson at Dallas City Hall:

    FREE Water-Wise Landscape Seminars
    Saturday, March 20, 2010
    Brookhaven College Performance Hall, 3939 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch 75244.

    Landscape designer and author Bonnie Reese will be the speaker at both sessions. The first 100 attendees at each session will receive a copy of Ms. Reese’s book, “Common-Sense Landscaping.” Attendees can also enter a drawing for a free 60-gallon rain barrel at the end of each session.

    Water-Wise Landscape Design 101
    Saturday, March 20 • 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Whether you have a new landscape or plan to update an existing area, it is critical to begin with a good design. This program teaches the principles of landscape design with an emphasis on how to create a beautiful landscape that will save resources – natural and financial!

    Fantastic Plants for North Texas
    Saturday, March 20 • 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Using colorful photographs, Bonnie demonstrates the natural beauty of native and adapted plants that thrive in the North Texas region. Learn when, where and how to plant each of the
    recommended plants, their size and height at maturity, seasonal color, texture and more. This program provides information on trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, ground covers and turf grasses.

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