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Parks Pick-Me-Up

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is launching a new series called Parks Pick Me Up, where our staff, partners and visitors share fun things to do and see in our parks.

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Aug 13

WaterWise Demonstration Garden

Posted on August 13, 2020 at 12:29 PM by Kara Remington

WaterWise Demonstration Garden
1500 S. National Ave. Springfield, MO 65804

Today’s Parks Pick-Me-Up visits the WaterWise Demonstration Garden, in central Springfield near the intersection of National Avenue and Linwood Street — which is, believe it or not, in the southeast tip of @Phelps Grove Park. Originally called the Xeriscape Garden, this scenic garden was created in 1992 to demonstrate the efficient use of water in landscaping, while providing an interesting and attractive area for strolling and relaxing in an urban setting. Volunteers maintain this beautiful space, coordinated through Master Gardeners of Greene County. Admission is free, and spring is a beautiful time to visit!

Be smart while visiting parks or trails: stay six feet away from others, avoid gathering in groups, cover your coughs and sneezes, and stay home if you’re showing symptoms of illness.

Tag(s): Video, Explore

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