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Water-Wise Plant Exchange Flyer


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· City of Fresno, Water Conservation Program
Drinking water, Free irrigation stake flags, bulbs. Sign-up for free water leak survey, landscape consultation. Rebate information.

·USDA (United States Department of Agriculture/ARS/NALPGRU)
Free Cactus starters and drought tolerant potted plants. Free jojoba and Hesperaloe seeds. Drought tolerant plant display. Expert advice about drought tolerant plants.

· Clovis Botanical Garden
Free drought tolerant plants. 70 drought tolerant plants brochure. Membership and volunteer information. Upcoming CBG gardening events.

· Fresno State Horticulture Unit
Bring your old gardening books for a GARDEN BOOK EXCHANGE! Advice about planting.

· Central Valley Friendly Landscape Awards Program
Award-winning water-wise, sustainable landscape gardens photograph display

· California Native Plant Society
Free Redbud and Desert Willow seed and California Bay laurel Leaves. Free brochures re selection of and gardening California Native Plants.

· Fresno Cactus and Succulent Society
Free plants and advice from experts

· Center for Irrigation Technology, CSUF
Learn about the latest irrigation devices. Ask about how to efficiently water your edible garden.

· Central Valley Water Awareness Committee
Free drought-tolerant plants and Water-wise plant information.

· John Weiler Memorial Garden – Iris Society
Iris Basics Workshop and Tour of Weiler Garden.

· Tree Fresno
Free drawing for Chinese pistache seedling and toyon trees, tree portraits for these trees, water-wise tree selection guides and volunteer opportunities sign up.

· CART (Center for Advanced Research & Technology)
Free plants and other cuttings. Students share their water related experiment results.

· Fresno City College Horticulture Program
Free Plants and Low water plant information from the students.

· Kids’ Activity Area
Crafts & Conservation Items – Hands on water-wise plant project for Mother’s Day. Activity books, stickers and materials just for kids.

· Fresno Wildlife Rehabilitation Service
Meet orphaned wildlife and find out how Owls help our gardens stay healthy.

· UC Cooperative Extension, Master Gardener Program
Look for ASK ME NAME TAGS - Master Gardeners wearing these tags can answer your landscape questions! Advice about garden pests, help with plant identification, research-based drought gardening information, and information about Kids Garden Day and Tours.

· Water-Wise Plant Exchange Tables
Drop off plants from your garden, pick up free plants, receive help with plant identification.

· Fresno State Water-Wise Garden
Self-guided tours of Water-wise Garden. - Go to FSU booth for questions about plants in the Water-Wise Garden.

· Tree Fresno
Water-wise Trees and Plants for Your Home workshop at Tree Fresno demonstration garden. Free materials; selling Chinese Pistache seedlings.

· Fresno State Nursery
Super Plant Sale! Lovely water-wise plants at a good price. Sales benefit the horticulture program.



(Workshop location map available at the event)

Roz Tampone, Fresno County Master Gardener
The Joys of Succulents! Bring a small container to create a succulent garden just in time for Mother’s Day.

Brianna Woodsford, Tree Fresno
Water-Wise Trees and Plants for Your Home

Pat Caffrey, Master Gardener
Iris Basics, John Weiler Memorial Iris Garden

Calliope Correia, CSUF Horticulture Instructional Support Technician
The Healing Power of Plants

Leslie Feathers, Fresno City Landscape Specialist
Introduction of new varieties of water-wise plants

Questions? Email:, or call 621-5480.

Note: Some guests bring a small rolling cart or wagon to carry their plants to their car.


MORE INFO: The City of Fresno offers an online list of water-wise plants and water conservation gardening tips at