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Dublin San Ramon Serv. Dist. Water Conservation Garden
Garden Address: 7051 Dublin Blvd.
Dublin 94568

Contact: Marilyn Messier

Phone: (925) 828 - 0515

Fax: (925) 829 - 1180

Mail Address: 7051 Dublin Blvd., Dublin, CA 94568

E-mail Address: administration@dsrsd.com

Web Site: http://www.dsrsd.com

Sponsor: Dublin San Ramon Services Dist.

Days: daily

Hours: open

Fees: free

Size: 26,000 sq. ft.

Wheelchair Access: Yes

Directions: From Oakland area: I-580 east - exit on San Ramon Valley Blvd.; right at light on Dublin Blvd. From Stockton area: I-580 - west; exit on Hopyard Rd.; turn right at light; left turn at light for Dublin Blvd. From Walnut Creek area: I-680 to I-580 exit on I-580 toward Oakland and bear right; turn right on Dublin Blvd.

Description: The garden is planted in six regions, displaying 27 varieties of plants, trees, and ground covers. Each region is planted with plants of similar drought tolerance. The most drought tolerant plants are near the gate area, the least near the building. The types of groupings demonstrate to the public how to use the different degrees of drought tolerant plants to enhance their landscaping.

Features: Annual Event: Hope Hospice hosts their annual fund raiser at the site. A special tree is planted in the corner of the garden for the "Lights of the Valley" event. The lights on the tree remain there for the holiday season. Features/Facilities: The garden has a path so the public may walk through and enjoy the plants at close range. Each plant is clearly identified in the garden by a sign providing information on size, appearance, blooming season, and special characteristics.

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