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UPCOMING HORTICULTURE PROGRAMS IN SMITH COUNTY AND EAST TEXAS

  • 2014 East Texas Garden Lecture Series - Location: Tyler Rose Garden Center. $15 per session or $45 for a season pass.
    • April 12 - "A Warm Welcome – Landscape Tips for Curb Appeal". Dee Bishop
    • May 17 - "Saving Water with Drip" - Drip irrigation basics and applications. Brad McCullough (Rose Garden Center & IDEA Garden)
    • Sept 13 - "Enjoy Your Home Landscape - Make Your Landscape Fit Your Life". David Gary, Master Gardener on Wheels
    • Oct 25 - "Forgotten & Under-utilized Plants for East Texas". Greg Grant
    • Nov 15 - "Japanese Maples & Other Adapted Trees for Every Landscape". Dave Creech
  • 2014 Small Acreage Horticulture Crops Webinar Series (Registration is $20 for the series or $10 per individual session - click on link for more information. All webinars held at the Smith County Extension office)
    • April 24 - Composting for the Small Acreage Producer
    • June 19 - Grafting Vegetables: Principles & Practices
    • Aug 21 - Practical Weed Control
    • Oct 16 - Food safety for the Small Acreage Producer
    • Dec 11 - Business Planning
  • 1st Tuesday in the Garden series (free lectures held on the patio in the IDEA Garden, which is located in the southeast corner of Tyler’s Rose Garden, starting at noon. Seating is limited - you may want to bring a lawn chair for your comfort. The lectures run for about 30 - 40 minutes followed by a question and answer session.)
    • April 1 - Container Gardening
    • May 6 - Butterflies and Hummingbirds
    • June - Succulents


Upcoming TDA Pesticide License Applicator Testing and Recertification CEU opportunities:

updated: March 26, 2014