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Posted on: February 2, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Register for the Sustainable Landscape Series this Spring

friends gardening on a patio

Do you love gardening and want to be more successful at it? The City of Allen’s Water Conservation Division offers you sure-fire ways to achieve your goals in the garden.

The workshop Native & Adaptive Plants teaches you the best plants to put in your garden. Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. to learn more! Lecture is free.

A new workshop this year, Newcomers Guide to Gardening in Collin County, begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 11. Collin County Master Gardeners, as well as other experts, will share their horticultural expertise, research-based information and hands-on experience in the challenges and rewards of gardening in Collin County. Lecture is free.

Another workshop, Small Space Gardening, will start at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28. You can jazz up your patio with some carefully arranged plants. Build your own container for $20 (all materials included). Registration is limited for making a container, but you can attend the lecture for free.

Saving from a Rainy Day, Making a Rain Barrel teaches you about rainwater harvesting. Join us on Thursday, March 30, at 6 p.m. The cost is $50, which includes making and taking home a rain barrel. Register now to reserve a barrel. Lecture only is free.

Additional classes are being planned for March 25 and April 8. To register for any or all of these workshops, visit Education. To find out more information, please contact William Nahas at 214.509.4553 or

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