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Spring Garden Events Around the Metroplex

Spring Garden Events Around the Metroplex

March 16, 2017 | By Carrie Dubberley | 1 Reply More

A listing of events in the Dallas/Fort Worth area: plant sales, garden tours, educational events, and festivals.

Fall Landscape Tours and Other Garden Events

Fall Landscape Tours and Other Garden Events

September 29, 2015 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

A listing of upcoming events in the DFW area: Water-Wise and SmartScape landscape tours, native and well-adapted plant sales, festivals, plus nature activities.

Plano Water-Wise Landscape Tour

Plano Water-Wise Landscape Tour

May 4, 2015 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

The Plano Water-Wise Landscape Tour is coming up on Saturday, May 16th from 9am to 3pm. This free, self-guided tour features water-conserving, drought tolerant residential and community landscapes.

Free Design Your Own SmartScape Class

Free Design Your Own SmartScape Class

October 6, 2014 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

This coming Saturday, October 11th, I’m presenting a free Design Your Own SmartScape class for the Keep Coppell Beautiful Environmental Education program, from 11:00am-12:30pm at the Biodiversity Education Center.

Welcoming Fall to Your North Texas Garden

Welcoming Fall to Your North Texas Garden

September 30, 2014 | By Carrie Dubberley | 1 Reply More

Fall is the best time to plant, to allow your perennials and shrubs plenty of time to establish their roots before the next summer heat wave arrives. Plan your garden now and pick a fall color display you can enjoy for years to come. Find beautiful native color combinations to brighten up your fall garden at metroplex plant sales and events this October.

Fall Wreath Making in 10 Easy Steps

Fall Wreath Making in 10 Easy Steps

September 17, 2014 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

Step by step directions for how to assemble a wreath with plants right out of your garden; Including a color list and wreath making event. Many of our native plants put on their second show of growth and color in the fall, making this the perfect time to head out into your garden to gather flowers, branches and fall colored leaves to make a wreath.

Herbal Crafts for the Holiday Season

Herbal Crafts for the Holiday Season

November 7, 2013 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

Wreaths and floral arrangements are a creative way to bring nature indoors, to continue enjoying the bounty of your garden as the days grow shorter and to add a personalized touch of holiday cheer and festivity to your home. Learn some basic tips, check out my Pinterest boards for inspiration, or attend a local event this month for hands-on learning.