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 DCMGA Fall Garden Fest

Mark your calendar now for the 2016 Fall Garden Fest on Saturday, October 1.  There will be

  • gardening demos and exhibits,
  • handcrafts for sale,
  • speakers,
  • kid’s activities, and a
  • silent auction.
  • And it’s free!

For more information, speaker schedule and a map, see the 2016 DCMGA Fall Garden Fest page.

Class of 2017 Master Gardener “Round Up”

Interested in becoming a Texas Master Gardener? Come to our Class of 2017 Master Gardener “Round Up” on October 11, 2016, 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. to find out more information on our program, how to apply, training, and requirements you must meet to become certified. Meet veteran Master Gardeners as they describe their experience and the many programs you can become involved in to help educate the community! Light refreshments will be served.

The event will take place at the Denton County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office, Joseph A. Carroll Building, 401 W. Hickory St., Denton TX 76201-9026. (See map.) Free parking is available in the lot at the corner of S. Carroll Blvd. and W. Mulberry St.

To find out more about the Texas Master Gardener program, and to apply for the Denton County Master Gardener Class of 2017, see our Become a Master Gardener page.

Download a printable flyer.

Design Your Yard with Earth-Kind® Landscaping class

Join the Denton County Master Gardeners October 19 through 21, 2016 for the Design Your Yard with Earth-Kind® Landscaping class.  This course concentrates on creating beauty and productivity using Earth-Kind practices that conserve time, energy, water, and money through thoughtful planning of your yard or garden.

Space is limited and registration is required.  For more information and online registration, see the Design Your Yard With Earth-Kind Landscaping page.

2016 Garden Secrets Classes

Keep Lewisville Beautiful presents the 2016 Garden Secrets series of classes, led by Denton County Master Gardeners and the Texas AgriLife Extension.  All classes will be held at the MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville, TX 75057 (map) in Classroom 1.  Classes are free (with one exception–see below), but space is limited, so RSVP by phone at 972-538-5949 or email at info@keeplewisvillebeautiful.org.  City of Lewisville residency is not required.

The following classes are scheduled:

  • September 1 at 6-7:30 P.M.:  “Keyhole Gardening”
  • October 6 at 6-7:30 P.M.:  “Wild Flowers, Butterflies and Pollinators”
  • October 20 at 6-8 P.M.:  “Composting”
  • November 3 at 6-7:30.:  “Care and Maintenance of Trees”

Additional information is available at the Keep Lewisville Beautiful website.

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.  

  • September 26, 2016:  “Growing Herbs Indoors”  by Carol Brantley
  • October 31, 2016:  “Herbs as Companion Plants” by Carol Noble
  • November 28, 2016:  “Using Herbs in Baked Goods” by Karen Jackson

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. – 1:00 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, Room 507, Denton TX 76201-9026, unless otherwise specified.  

  • October 24, 2016:  “Vertical Gardening in the 21st Century” by Claud Singer

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:

  • September 14:  “Weird Plant Facts & Just Enough Latin to go Shopping”  by Carol Clark.  This is an evening meeting, beginning at 7:00 P.M.
  • 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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