Upcoming Events

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

For events at the Denton County offices of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension at 401 W. Hickory Street  in Denton (Joseph A. Carroll Building), driving directions are available.

2016 Spring Gardening Series

In partnership with the Flower Mound Public Library, DCMGA will present the 2016 Spring Gardening Lecture Series, Monday evenings, February 8 through February 29.   Classes will be held at the Flower Mound Public Library 3030 Broadmoor Lane Flower Mound, TX 75022.   To register, email fmpl@flower-mound.com or call 972.874.6165.   Topics and speakers are:

February 8: “Vegetable Gardening”  Presented by Patrick Dickinson, Urban Water Program Coordinator, The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas
February 15: “Get Started with Plants! Propagation 101”  Presented by Carolyn Tinner, Denton County Master Gardener
February 22: “Landscaping with Ornamental Grasses”  Presented by Carol Rowley, Denton County Master Gardener
February 29: “Composting”  Presented by Daniel Cunningham, Program Coordinator – Urban Water, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas

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Short Hands-on Classes at Fair Oaks

Several informal hands-on classes will be presented at the Fair Oaks Independent Living Center at 1950 Lattimore St, Denton, Texas 76209 (map). Master Gardeners will present brief talks, followed by hands-on practice on the grounds at Fair Oaks.   Important:  Please park on the south side of Lattimore street, not in the Fair Oaks parking lot. Each class is scheduled from 9:00 A.M. — 11:30 A.M.  Please dress for the weather.  Topics and speakers are:

February 22: “Pruning Roses” Presented by Suzie Cook, Denton County Master Gardener.  Please bring  a hat, gloves and a bypass pruner.
March 7: “Tree Pruning” Presented by Pat Moyer, Denton County Master Gardener.  Please bring a hat, gloves and loppers.
April  11:  “Drip Irrigation” Presented by Monica Chaffin, Denton County Master Gardener.  Please bring a hat, gloves, water and something to kneel on.

Redbud Festival

Visit us at the award-winning Redbud Festival in Denton at the Denton Civic Center , 321 E. McKinney Street, on April 23.   For more information, see the Keep Denton Beautiful Denton Redbud Festival page.

2016 DCMGA Plant Sale

This year’s DCMGA Plant Sale is scheduled for Saturday, April 30. Save some space in your garden! More information coming soon.

2016 DCMGA Spring Garden Tour

The 2016 DCMGA Spring Garden Tour will feature five beautiful gardens belonging to Master Gardeners, along with two bonus gardens. The tour is scheduled for Saturday, May 7. Check back for more information.

DCMGA “Herbal Branch” Special Interest Meetings

Join the Master Gardeners one Monday each month, 10:00 – 11:00 A.M., at meetings of the Herbal Branch Special Interest Group.  Everyone is welcome and admission is free.   Each meeting will feature a presentation related to herbs.

The meetings are held at the Denton County offices of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension at 401 W. Hickory Street, Suite 115, Denton TX 76201-9026, unless otherwise specified.  

Next meeting:   TBA

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

DCMGA “Gardenscapers” Special Interest Meetings

Join the Master Gardeners one Monday each month, 11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M., at meetings of the Gardenscapers  Special Interest Group.  Everyone is welcome and admission is free.   Each meeting will feature a presentation related to landscaping.

The meetings are held at the Denton County offices of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension at 401 W. Hickory Street, Suite 115, Denton TX 76201-9026, unless otherwise specified.  

February 22:   Meeting will be at the Deep Forest Gallery & Design Studio, 404 Southwestern Blvd, Coppell, TX 75019 (map).  Tresha Glowacki and are Larry Leone will tell us about unusual plants, fountains, landscaping around pools and hardscaping.  Meeting time:  11:30 A.M.  – 1:00 P.M.

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, February, June, October and December), 9:30 – 11:00 A.M., at their general membership meetings.

Meetings feature speakers on a variety of topics.  The meetings are held at the Denton County offices of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension at 401 W. Hickory Street, Suite 112, Denton TX 76201-9026, unless otherwise noted.

The following programs are scheduled:

  • March 9:  “How To Make The Most Of Your Tools”  by Harold Annis
  • July 13:  “Growing, Drying & Cooking with Herbs”  by Jeanette Crumpler
  • August 10:  “Permaculture”  Presenter TBA
  • September 14:  “Weird Plant Facts & Just Enough Latin to go Shopping”  by Carol Clark
  • October 12:  “Ornamental Grasses”  by Jim Varnum
  • November 9:  “Texas Tulips”  by Pieter Koeman

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

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