The month of May is chock-full of holidays and events across the globe. In northern Europe, May 1st or “May Day” was seen as the ultimate welcome to Spring. Now it serves as Labor Day outside of the U.S. Then comes Cinco de Mayo, a celebration of the Mexican victory of Puelba. Not to mention Mother’s Day, Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day, and National Cheeseburger Day. But don’t forget the best celebration of all, the Newcomers Guide to Gardening! That’s right, WaterWise is here to help you celebrate your love of gardening save you money and water, and protect the environment.
Just as all regions have their own unique set of challenges, we here in North Texas have ours; from heavy clay soil, weather extremes, and periods of flooding, to the urge to make everything green year round. So whether you are new to North Texas, new to gardening, or just love gardening, join us on Saturday, May 13, 2017 to learn tips from the experts on how to make your garden grow, despite contrary conditions.
Newcomers Guide to Gardening brings the experts to you! We have Dr. Greg Church from Texas A&M AgriLife along with several members from the esteemed Collin County Master Gardeners lined up to present topics relating to gardening here in North Texas including; vegetable gardening, dealing with North Texas clay, the beauty of native and adaptive plants, and Earth-Kind gardening. Best of all, this event is open to all North Texas Gardeners.