2017 DCMGA Fall Garden Fest

Demos and Exhibits …… Speakers …… Handcrafts for Sale …… Kids Activities …… It’s Free!

Learn more about gardening, enjoy shopping and keep your kids occupied with crafts at the Denton County Master Gardener Association’s 2017 Fall Garden Fest from 9 A.M. until 3 P.M. on Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Denton County Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. in Denton. (See a map below.)  Admission to the annual event is free for the entire family.

This year’s theme is “Pollinators”.    Learn from gardening experts on Bees, Bats, Butterflies, Vermiculture, Vegetable Gardening, Composting and much more.  One-hour educational presentations begin at 9:30 A.M. Check the schedule below for times and topics.

Shop for garden-related items and handmade crafts from many local vendors.  See the booth list below for opportunities to shop and learn.

Bring the whole family and enjoy the day!








A special Thank You to Southwest Designs and Displays for providing our booth draperies.

2017 Fall Garden Fest Speakers

9:30 – 10:30 A.M.  “Prairie Plants and Pollinators” by Ricky Linex, National Resource Conservation Service

10:45 – 11:45 A.M. “Creating a Butterfly Garden” by Roger Sanderson, horticulturalist at the Discovery Gardens at Fair Park in Dallas

12:15 – 1:15 P.M. “Urban Beekeeping” panel discussion moderated by Christian Dieterich

1:30 – 2:30 P.M. “The Monarch Highway” by Janet Smith of Dallas County Master Gardener Association


2017 Fall Garden Fest Booths

Shop Learn
Angee and Teresa’s Gardening Stones
 Expressive Creations
Basket Jacket & Books
Busia’s Balm
Denton Farmers’ Cooperative
DK Creations
DL Building Solutions
doTerra Essential Oils
Earth Kind Services
Harris Whole Food Works, LLC
Living Earth
The Melodious Garden
North Texas Compost
Outdoor Wooden Furniture by Stan
Painted Flower Farm, Inc
Perennial Favorites Art Glass
Pottery and Plants for Home and Garden
Salted Sanctuary Soap
Scarlett Penny
Sky Homes Texas
Unique Yard Art
Usborne Books & More/ Adventures from the Couch
Bat Zone
Become a Denton County Master Gardener
Container Gardening
DCMGA Tree Musketeers
Denton County 4-H
Denton Hi Noon Lions Club
Drip Irrigation
Earth-Kind (Smartscape)
Enviroscape – Environmental Stewardship
Fall Vegetable Gardening
Herb Booth
Honey Bees
Monarch Butterfly Information
Plant People
Plant Propagation
Propagating Bulbs for North Texas
Pumpkin Painting
Snakes – Their Care and Handling
Speakers’ Bureau
Stream Trailer – Protecting our Streams and River
Texas Master Naturalists, Elm Fork Chapter
Turf’s not Tuff
Water Conservation
Welcome Booth
Worm Composting


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