Celebrate Spring at the Garen Show

Celebrate Spring at the Garen Show - Natural Awakenings North Texas - Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex NorthThe fifth annual Collin County Master Gardener Association’s Garden Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 21, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 22, at Myers Park and Event Center, in McKinney. This feast for the senses serves up a bountiful harvest of ideas, classes, Earth-Kind gardening, vendors and activities for the whole family, including novice and veteran gardeners.


Collin County master gardeners with decades of collective experience will offer tips, demonstrations and presentations for more successful gardening experiences. Subjects include vegetable gardening, herbs, rainwater harvesting, Earth-Kind perennials, container gardening and turf grass management. Rick Zampino with Advanced Tree Care, will conduct a special Sunday session on Proper Tree Care and Pruning.

The keynote speakers are author Chris Wiesinger, who will present The Bulb Hunter: A Story of Seeking out Botanical Treasures, and noted horticulturalist and publisher Neil Sperry, with Designs on a Great Landscape. The international award-winning Earth-Kind perennial research and demonstration gardens will be featured, along with the Earth-Kind vegetable, crape myrtle, and rose research gardens.

Admission is $2, with free parking. Location: 7117 CR 166, McKinney, TX. For more information, call 972 548-4232 or visit ccmgatx.org/thegardenshow.

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