Tag: water conservation

Water-Wise Landscape Tours and Featured Landscapes

Water-Wise Landscape Tours and Featured Landscapes

October 10, 2017 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

The Dallas Water-Wise Landscape Tour is coming up on Saturday, October 14, followed by the Plano tour on the 21st. These free, self-guided tours feature water-conserving, drought tolerant residential and community landscapes.

Moisture Meter- The Simple and Smart Watering Gadget You Need

Moisture Meter- The Simple and Smart Watering Gadget You Need

August 3, 2017 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

Learn to water wisely with this simple, handy gardening tool that checks the moisture levels in your garden soil and pots.

Fall Landscape Tours and Other Garden Events

Fall Landscape Tours and Other Garden Events

September 29, 2015 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

A listing of upcoming events in the DFW area: Water-Wise and SmartScape landscape tours, native and well-adapted plant sales, festivals, plus nature activities.

Plano Water-Wise Landscape Tour

Plano Water-Wise Landscape Tour

May 4, 2015 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

The Plano Water-Wise Landscape Tour is coming up on Saturday, May 16th from 9am to 3pm. This free, self-guided tour features water-conserving, drought tolerant residential and community landscapes.

Free Design Your Own SmartScape Class

Free Design Your Own SmartScape Class

October 6, 2014 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

This coming Saturday, October 11th, I’m presenting a free Design Your Own SmartScape class for the Keep Coppell Beautiful Environmental Education program, from 11:00am-12:30pm at the Biodiversity Education Center.

Watering Wisely: 7 Xeriscape Principles to Help Save Water

Watering Wisely: 7 Xeriscape Principles to Help Save Water

March 18, 2011 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

Most of Texas once again is suffering from a severe drought, making water conservation principles more important than ever. You can save water, time and money by following the seven time tested principles of Xeriscaping — coined by the Denver …continue reading