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.

Design Your Yard with Earth-Kind® Landscaping course

Join the Denton County Master Gardeners Tuesday evenings from September 5 through October 10 for Design Your Yard with Earth-Kind® Landscaping.  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 online registration is required. Registration deadline is August 15.

For more information and to register, see the Design Your Yard with Earth-Kind Landscaping page.

Gardenscapers: Firewise Presentation

The DCMGA Gardenscapers’ August 28 meeting will be held at the Denton County Office of Emergency Services, 9060 Teasley Lane, Denton, TX 76210 (map) at 11:45 A.M.  The presentation will be “The Urgency of Firewise Gardening” by the Denton County Emergency Management Services Assistant Fire Marshal, and also Master Gardener Shirlee Singer.

Click here to register.  The presentation is free, but due to space limitations, preregistration is required. 

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.  

  • August 28:  “Malabar Spinach” by Master Gardener Karen Stubbs
  • September 25:  “Papalo” by Master Gardener Janet Gershenfeld
  • October 23:  “Basil” by Master Gardener Shirlee Singer
  • November 27:  “Growing Microgreens” by Master Gardener Propagation Specialists Coral Gates and Kaye Gross

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.  

  • August 28 “The Urgency of Firewise Gardening” by the Denton County Emergency Management Services Assistant Fire Marshal, and also Master Gardener Shirlee Singer.   This meeting is NOT at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office and preregistration is required due to space limitations.  See above for information and registration.
  • September 25 “Container Gardening” by Master Gardener Carol Arment

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, March, 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:

  • August 9: “Adapted Techniques & Tools for Gardening with Disabilities” by Sher Harnish
  • September 13:  “Cut Flower Gardens” by Ashley Hartman.   Please note that this is an evening meeting:  7 P.M — 9 P.M.
  • October 11:  “Growing and Enjoying Maple Trees in Texas” by Scott Hubble
  • November 8:  “Holiday Floral Design” by Ana Hunt

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

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