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FREE Water-Wise Landscape Seminars - March 24

posted Mar 1, 2012, 8:26 AM by Will Short


Plan to attend one or both of the FREE seminars Saturday, March 24, at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center Auditorium, 17360 Coit Road, Dallas 75252. These seminars will be put on by the City of Dallas Water Utilities Department.  Click here for directions and a list of nearby restaurants.

Landscape designer and author Bonnie Reese of
Beautiful Landscapes 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 free bags of Green Sense organic fertilizer from Rohde’s Nursery and Nature Store.

Water-Wise Landscape Design 101
Saturday, March 24 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 24 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, groundcovers and turf grasses.

Making a reservation
Space is limited, please register online at or by calling (214) 670-3155. Let us know which seminar(s) you would like to attend, and how many will be attending in your group.

Seminars sponsored by Dallas Water Utilities Conservation, City of Dallas Stormwater Management, and Texas AgriLife Extension.