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All Day Two Day Festival
APRIL 21-22

FAIR PARK
FREE ADMISSION


Earth Day Dallas features two days of engaging exhibits, compelling speakers, music, entertainment, food and fun for everyone. Join us April 21-22, 2012 in Fair Park to see how you can make a difference.
Mission:  Learn. Grow.

Celebrate Earth Day at this fun festival with exhibits, speakers, films, music, food & more focused on making a positive impact on our environment.

The heart of the festival is the Eco Expo, and exhibitors will use their presence to promote their achievements as green leaders, and teach attendees how to take environmentally responsible action by better utilizing available resources, switching to eco-friendly products, or joining their organizations.

In addition to the Eco Expo, attendees will have a number of educational entertainment options, which will include:

This class is presented by Tarrant Regional Water District and focuses on home sprinkler systems – from minor repairs to learning how to program your sprinkler for the best results. The class will be taught by irrigation expert Dr. Dotty Woodson. After the presentation, stick around a for a live question and answer session.

Register.
Info: [email protected]

This program teaches you how to become more water-efficient in your “urban orchard,” what plants and varieties work best in our area, the basics of pest control, proper pruning methods and other practical ways to increase production. Branch out and join us for a fruitful program! Fort Worth staff will be attending the live online seminars in case you have questions pertaining specifically to Fort Worth outdoor irrigation restrictions and programs.

Free. Register on the link below.

Learn how to cultivate key strategies from natural systems to control your landscape while still enjoying the dynamic, natural beauty of native plantings. This class will send you home with the dirt from cutting-edge landscape designers, teach you to plant like a pro, plus we’ll help you find the balance between sensational and sustainable to make your neighbors green with envy. Fort Worth staff will be attending the live online seminars in case you have questions pertaining specifically to Fort Worth outdoor irrigation restrictions and programs.

Free. Register on the link below.

This class will help you create year-round aesthetic beauty by combining plants that offer refreshing seasonal interest with vibrant contrasting colors and textures. Companion plantings can even optimize the success of your edible garden by utilizing natural biological controls. Fort Worth staff will be attending the live online seminars in case you have questions pertaining specifically to Fort Worth outdoor irrigation restrictions and programs.

Free. Register on link below.

Save water, money and time by giving your sprinkler system a “Spruce Up.” Come learn how minor do it yourself repairs and simple irrigation tips can make a major impact on your water waste and your water bill. If you’ve got questions about your controller or how much your lawn and landscape really needs, we’ve got a stream of info to get your plants looking their best! Fort Worth staff will be attending the live online seminars in case you have questions pertaining specifically to Fort Worth outdoor irrigation restrictions and programs.

Free. Register on the link below.

Come early to select from more than 100 species of organically grown native plants, including ground covers, perennials, shrubs, vines and trees – most below nursery prices. Including host plants for butterflies and nectar plants for pollinators. Many hard-to-find species.

For a full gallery of the native plants available at the sale, visit this photographic display, grouped by landscape/habitat use.

 

 

Sponsored by City of Dallas Water Utilities

North Texas Municipal Water District

Tarrant Regional Water District

Upper Trinity Regional Water District

The North Texas Water Garden Society pond tour features 40 ponds across DFW. Go to NTWGS.org to purchase a tour guide for $20, which entitles a whole carload of people to tour for the weekend, June 8-9, Saturday from 9  a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday night from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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