Cultivate Your Gardening Skills

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All classes are free and open to all!

This is a series of classes designed for gardeners of all levels. They cover a variety of topics and are led by experts in horticulture and landscaping. The classes are stand alone so that you may attend as many as you like. One thing is for certain, each will provide inspiration for your own garden.

Classes start at 7 pm and held at the Community Recreation Center, 14050 Heartside Place, Farmers Branch, TX 75234.
Reserve a space for one or all, 972.247.4607.

January 9

Texan Plants

with Patrick Dickinson

There’s a growing trend to incorporate native plants in landscapes not only for their ability to save water, but also for the incredible beauty and the countless ecosystem services they provide! Learn how to grow our favorite native wildflowers, trees, shrubs as well as perennials with lush vibrant colors and textures to make your garden the envy of the neighborhood. We’ll also talk proper soil preparation, proper installation, and provide tips for long term maintenance to keep your native landscape looking its best. You’ll be provided a plant list as big as the Lone Star State!

Call 972.247.4607 to reserve your space!

January 16

Windmills and Pollinators

with Amy Monroy

The native plant and pollinator Windmill Garden at Brookhaven College represents Texas’ new frontier: forward-thinking, community-forged urban spaces recognizing nature’s critical role in our world. Planting a garden attractive to pollinators doesn’t need to be a battle of fighting Don Quixote’s windmill giants.

Call 972.247.4607 to reserve your space!

January 23

Herb Your Enthusiasm: Herb Gardening

with Daniel Cunningham

Get the most out of your landscape or kitchen garden by choosing from the assortment of tasty and beautiful herbs adapted to Texas. We’ll talk about everything from design and plant selection, proper soil prep and planting techniques, to the many uses of our favorite herbs inside and outside the home. This class is sure to be a great thyme!

Call 972.247.4607 to reserve your space!

January 30

Weed'em and Reap: Weeds and Watering

with Daniel Cunningham

This class makes sense of two of the most challenging issues many homeowners face. If you’re having trouble control-ling unwanted plants in your lawn and landscape or if you’re confused about when to water and when to wait, we’re here to help. Learn the best approach to managing weeds effectively without the over use of chemicals and your time so you can reap the rewards of a green environment. Thistle be a great class for sure!

Call 972.247.4607 to reserve your space!

February 24

Saturday Rose Pruning Clinic

Come out to the Rose Garden and learn how to prune roses or just come to help and spend time with other gardeners. Bring your leather gloves and pruners. 10 am – Noon.

Call 972.247.4607 to reserve your space!