Feb 3 2018

Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association: 2018 Annual Conference - Georgetown

Feb 1 2018 - 5:00pm to Feb 3 2018 - 4:00pm
Sheraton Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center Georgetown , TX

Two days of networking, community-building and learning from expert instructors, plus tons of great add-ons like pre-conference workshops and farm tours.

Event Website:

Texas AgriLife Water University: Be Your Own Landscape Designer - Dallas

Feb 3 2018 - 9:00am to Feb 4 2018 - 4:00pm
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center
17360 Coit Road
Dallas , TX

Do you have a home landscape that needs help, but you’re on a budget? The Water Efficient Landscape Design Program provides you the skills to be your own landscape designer. You bring the project and we provide the guidance. You will learn basic landscape design techniques, native/adaptive plant selection and placement, design aesthetics, how to install hardscapes, rainwater harvesting and efficient irrigation.

Registration: For a couple (2 people) to attend and design 1 project/landscape, sharing design materials provided. Only 10 designs available. 

Cost: $295 (includes light breakfast, lunch and 1 set of design materials) 

Additional design materials available for purchase. 

Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: Day Hike at FW Nature Center - Fort Worth

Feb 3 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fort Worth Nature Center
9601 Fossil Ridge Rd
Ft Worth , TX

Meet at the parking lot inside the Nature Center. We will hike a 4-5 mile section of trails. Bring water, snacks, and rain gear. 

Info: Claudia Blalock, 817-924 6242 or claudia.blalock@att.net.

In the event of rain, hike is cancelled. No dogs please.

City of Denton: Foodscaping - Denton

Feb 3 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Denton Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center
3310 Collins Rd
Denton , TX

This program teaches you how to incorporate edible plants into your home garden and landscape by taking advantage of their ornamental value. You will learn how herbs, fruits and vegetables can add to the colors and textures of your permanent landscape combining both aesthetics and functionality.

Greater Fort Worth Sierra Club: Recycling Event - Fort Worth

Feb 3 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Daggett Montessori School
801 W. Jessamine St Parking lot on Hemphill & Jessamine
Ft Worth , TX

Recycling event in partnership with Commodity Recycling Solutions.

Bring: Electronics, textiles, styrofoam.

No alkaline batteries, AC units, refrigerators, light bulbs, tires, mattresses.

See FB event page for details.

Info: Joan Meeks, 817-300-6958

North Haven Gardens: Intro to Cool Season Veg Gardening - Dallas

Feb 3 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
North Haven Gardens
7700 Northaven Road
Dallas , TX

A complete introduction to the basics of growing the most common vegetables grown in the cooler part of the season, with NHG's Education and Outreach Coordinator, Rusty E. Allen.

$15. Includes detailed handouts plus an optional tour of our working vegetable garden after the classroom time. Arrive early and enjoy a fresh lunch from our cafe.

Dallas Public Library: Seed Swap - Dallas

Feb 3 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Martin Luther King Library Dallas , TX

Meet your fellow gardeners and urban agriculture enthusiasts. Come when you want and stay as long as you'd like. Representatives from the recently opened MLK Seedling Farm will be on hand to chat and answer questions about what they do, as well as offer tours of the seedling farm.

The Seed Library will provide a variety of free seeds for everyone - plus a free take-home seed craft for kids. If you would like to bring your own seeds to swap with others, we will provide envelopes and blank labels to facilitate trading.

Info: seedlibrary@dallaslibrary2.org.

 

Friends of O.S. Gray Natural Area: Star Party & Storytelling - Arlington

Feb 3 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
O.S. Gray Natural Area
2021 W. Abram St
Arlington , TX

Try out a variety of telescopes, look at visible planets, constellations, stars and chat with astronomers from the Fort Worth Astronomical Society about astronomy and their equipment. Or have a listen as our storytellers weave tales of the outdoors.Enjoy s’mores and hot chocolate and roasting hot dogs around the campfire. Bring your lawn chair and flashlight, wear your warm coat and gloves.  

Telescope viewing – 6:30-8:30 p.m

Storytellers – 7-8 p.m. 

Info: friendsofosgray@gmail.com 

In case of cloudy or inclement weather this event will be postponed.