Free Water-Wise seminars - Sept. 13 at Mountain View College
Plan to attend one or both of the free seminars Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Performance Hall (Building “E”) at Mountain View College, 4849 W. Illinois Ave. Click here for directions and a list of nearby restaurants.
Landscape designer and author Bonnie Reese will be the speaker at both sessions. Reese has more than 20 years’ experience designing, installing and maintaining landscapes in North Texas and is the owner of her own landscape design and consulting company, Beautiful Landscapes (BeautifulLandscapes.net). Attendees at each session will receive a copy of Bonnie’s book, “Common-Sense Landscaping” (hard copy or electronic version - limit one per household). Attendees can enter a drawing to win a bag of Green Sense organic fertilizer from Rohde’s Nursery & Nature Store (BeOrganic.com). There will be three drawings per session.
Water-Wise Landscape Design 101 - 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 - 1:30 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; register online at SaveDallasWater.com 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 Mountain View College.