Wylie backyard pond featured on tour

by | Jun 7, 2017 | Life & Style

 

By Joe Reavis

Staff Writer

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An oasis featuring a landscaped fish pond in the backyard of the Jal and Michele Dennis home in Wylie will be open to the public on Saturday, June 10, as part of the annual Pond Tour sponsored by North Texas Water Garden Society.

Work on the pond and its landscaping started after the couple moved into their house in December 2000 and has continued since, although Michele pointed out that the work is easier now that the hardscape is in place and only a few plants have to be installed each year. Most of the plantings are evergreen and perennials.

The house sits on an acre of land, of which the pond, itself, takes up about one-quarter acre and pond landscaping covers another one-quarter acre. Years ago, the property was part of a hay field and was featureless.

For the full story see the June 7 issue and the e-Edition at https://www.etypeservices.com/Wylie%20NewsID245/default.aspx

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