Upcoming Events

Join us for fun and educational events, featuring Master Gardeners, Texas AgriLife Extension Service Horticulture Agents and other experts.

S.W.At Science With Attitude: Teacher In-service Workshop All Denton County teachers–public, private, or home school–are invited to attend our annual S.W.At Science With Attitude: Teacher In-service Workshopa hands-on, interactive five day training program geared towards elementary teachers to learn how to incorporate nature and horticulture into their curriculum.The class will be held August 4-7, 2014, 8:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. each day, at Old Settlers Elementary, 2525 Old Settlers Rd, Flower Mound, TX 75022 (map).Topics include:

  • Junior Master Gardener (JMG)
  • Flow Learning / Sharing Nature with Children
  • Developing and Utilizing an Outdoor Learning Center
  • Gardening Tools and Techniques!
  • Water Conservation Demos and Programs
  • Community Partners

The class is free, but you may wish to purchase the training materials for use after the class: Junior Master Gardener Leader Guide and Student Handbook, Literature in the Garden, Wildlife Gardener and Sharing Nature With Children II.  These materials are available at the AgriLife Bookstore, but check with your school district before making a purchase.

Registration is required and space is limited.

 CE credit available.  Training is open to all grade level teachers.A printable flyer is available here.

DCMGA Master Gardener Class of 2015 “Round Up”

Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener?   Would you like to learn more about the program? Join us for the DCMGA Master Gardener class of 2015 “Round Up” Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at the Denton County Extension Office, Joseph A. Carroll Building, 401 W. Hickory Street, Denton, TX 76201 (map), room 115.

You can meet current Master Gardeners and interns, learn about our projects and the Master Gardener training program, and ask any questions you might have.

For more information about becoming a Master Gardener, see our Become a Master Gardener page. 

We look forward to meeting you!

Questions? dcmga.volunteer@gmail.com or 940-349-2883

DCMGA “Herbal Branch” Special Interest Meetings

Join the Master Gardeners one Monday each month, 10:00 – 11:30 A.M., at meetings of the Herbal Branch Special Interest Group. Everyone is welcome and admission is free.
Each meeting will feature an herb of the month with a presentation including propagation, planting, harvesting, history, and uses.The meetings are held at the new location of the Denton County offices of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension at 401 W. Hickory Street, Suite 112, Denton TX 76201-9026, unless otherwise specified.

Upcoming meetings are scheduled on the following days:  schedule coming soon

Questions? Contact the Denton County Master Gardener Help Desk at 940-349-2892.

DCMGA General Membership Meetings

Everyone is invited to join the Master Gardeners, the second Wednesday of the month (except January, June and December), 9:30 – 11:00 A.M., at their general membership meetings
Meetings feature speakers on a variety of topics.  The meetings are usually held at the Denton County offices of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension at 401 W. Hickory Street, Suite 112, Denton TX 76201-9026
 
The following programs are scheduled:
  • August 13:  ”Tomatoes”  by Donelle Simmons, Garden Inspirations  
  • September 10: “Fairy Gardens” by Nikki Rosen, Halleck Horticultural
  • October 8:  ”Season Extension” by Tony Manasseri, Roland Farm
  • November 12: “Hugelkulture” by Pamela Klein Johnson, Rose Creek Farms Evening meeting:  6:30 P.M.

Questions?   Contact the Denton County Master Gardener Help Desk at 940-349-2892.

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