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.
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