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.

Fall Children’s Garden

Calling all kids! Denton County Master Gardener Association invites children (and their parents) to learn about gardening through planting, maintaining, and harvesting vegetables and herbs. Join us every Thursday morning (August 23rd – November 8th) from 10 to 11 A.M. at Fairoaks, 1950 Lattimore St., Denton (map). There’s no need to register, and attendance is free. Come every week or come when you can. View the video on our Facebook page to see last year’s spring fun.

For details, including a schedule, download and view or print a flyer.

Design Your Yard with Earth-Kind® Landscaping course

Join the Denton County Master Gardeners Tuesday evenings from August 28 through October 2, 6–8 P.M. for the Design Your Yard with Earth-Kind® Landscaping class. This course concentrates on creating beautiful, productive yards and gardens using Earth-Kind practices that conserve time, energy, and natural resources.

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

2018 Fall Garden Fest

Mark your calendar for the annual DCMGA Fall Garden Fest, October 13, 9 A.M. until 3 P.M. at the Denton County Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. in Denton.  There will be speakers, educational booths, shopping, and children’s activities.  And it’s free!  For the latest information, see the Fall Garden Fest page.

DCMGA “Round Up” informational meeting

Become a Master Gardener!  DCMGA invites you to come out to our annual “Round Up” event on October 17, 2018, from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon at the Denton County Extension office at the Joseph A. Carroll Building, 401 W. Hickory Street, Denton, TX, Room 115 (map).  You will have the opportunity to meet our members, learn more about the program and ask questions to learn if our program is a “best fit” for you.  Attendees at Round Up will have the first pick of interview dates, so come on out to learn more about the Denton County Master Gardener Association and the Texas Master Gardener Program!  See our Become a Master Gardener page 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.  

  • September 24:  “Harvesting and Preserving Herbs and Flowers” by Patty Cooke and Lynn Kiefer
  • October 22:  “Designing the Ideal Herb Garden” by Shirlee Singer

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.  

  • Next meeting topic:  TBA

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, April, June, and December), 9:30 – 11:00 A.M. (unless otherwise noted), 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 12:  “Foliage Garden for Floral Design” by Ashley Hartman  This is an evening meeting.
  • October 10:  “Propagating and Seed Saving” by Phyllis Minton
  • November 14:  “Berries, Asparagus and More” by Sue Newhouse

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

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