Thursday, August 26, 2010

FREE Water-Wise Landscape Seminars with Bonnie Reese

FREE Water-Wise Landscape Seminars
Mountain View College Performance Hall
4849 W. Illinois Avenue, Dallas 75211
Saturday, September 11, 2010, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sponsored by: Dallas Water Utilities, City of Dallas Stormwater Management and Mountain View College.

Plan to attend one or both of our free seminars. 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. Rain barrels generously donated by Catch the Rain, LLC.

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 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.

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.

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