Education & Online Resources
The Series is back for the spring of 2020. This year, the entire series builds upon the beginning classes and is best if attendance can occur for all the series. The speakers vary with topics, however, all speakers are professionals with several years of education and experience in the horticulture industry. This entire series is designed to give the resident successful and sustainable gardening practices using less resources. Most classes are free, however, you must pre-register.
The series kicks off with a multi-city event called Newcomer’s Guide to Gardening in North Texas. This event will be held at McKinney ISD Community Center located on the south end of the new stadium located at Hwy 121 and Hardin Road. This program is designed to give the foundation for success in our area. It will consist of some lecture, some meet the experts with hands-on demonstration, and time for individual questions. The event will run from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Expected Attendance is 700 people. Registration will be available in December of 2019. Check this page for updates.
Upcoming Classes for 2020:
February 1 & 8- Do-it-yourself Landscape Design 1:00 p.m. Class limited to 20. You must be able to attend both Saturday classes in order to complete the class.
February 22- Turf Talk 1:00 p.m.
February 29- Groundcovers and Lawn Alternatives 1:00 p.m. Presented by Rusty Allen from North Haven Gardens.
March 7- Native and Adapted Plants 1:00 p.m. Presented by Jarratt Calvert from Shades of Green Nursery.
April 18- DIY Rain Barrel Class 9:00 a.m. Hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Dallas at their Water and Land Resources Building.
Save the dates: March 14-15, March 21, More Series to be announced.Texas A&M Water University.
- Evaluate water resources and conservation techniques
- Critically think about our water supply and future demands
- Inspire change